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Making Rangelands Secure

News, views and experiences of policy makers, practitioners, academics and communities on making rangelands more secure.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Tanzania
Creator:
International Lands Coalition (ILC)
Year:
2014

Engendering Access to Justice: Grassroots women's approaches to securing land rights

The community-based study has three purposes: 1. Highlight the multitude of issues and challenges facing African women in relation to land and property. 2. Document the main strategies that grassroots women’s groups are using to help women attain justice, either by working within or influencing customary legal frameworks, or by assisting women to access the court system, in order to develop a cohesive series of strategies for grassroots women-led groups to use in achieving justice in relation to land and property. 3. Provide evidence that can be used to insert grassroots women’s perspectives and practices into the existing development discourse on women’s access to justice in relation to land and property, particularly within the African context.

It finds broadly that the most important components of successful approaches are: community sensitization and training sessions on customary and statutory legal systems; community mapping; local-to-local dialogues with headmen, chiefs, and local leaders; • the use of community paralegals for information, advice, and access to resources for grassroots women; the use of watchdogs to identify and highlight problems in a community; and, • the development of partnerships with key stakeholders. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Creator:
Brown, J. and Gallant, G.
Year:
2014

Women's Land Rights in Uganda

This framework is intended to help you assess the current situation for women’s land rights in a specific country, state, or community.

Collection Type:
Practice Guides
Country:
Uganda
Creator:
Hannay, L.
Year:
2014

Transformative Leadership for Women's Rights

An Oxfam Guide: Understanding how leadership can create sustainable change that promotes women's rights and gender equality

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Oxfam
Year:
2014

Gapminder

over 400 indicators on global development. 

Collection Type:
Legal Research Resources
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Gapminder Foundation
Year:
2014

Topic Guide: Land

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Mozambique, Rwanda
Creator:
Locke, A. and Henley, G.
Year:
2014