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Women's Struggle to Secure Land Rights

Full Citation: Kimani, M., "Women's Struggle to Secure Land Rights," 22(1) AFRICA RENEWAL (April 2008).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Kimani, M.
Year:
2008

Women's Right to Land and Property

Full Citation: Benschop, M., "Women's Right to Land and Property," WOMEN IN HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DEVELOPMENT-CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES (Commission on Sustainable Development 2004).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Benschop, M.
Year:
2004

Gender Asset and Wealth Gaps Evidence from Karnataka

Full Citation: Swaminathan, H. et al., "Gender Asset and Wealth Gaps: Evidence from Karnataka," 35 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (Sept. 2012).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
India
Creator:
Swaminathan, H., Lahoti, R., and Suchitra J Y
Year:
2012

Landmark Step to Gender Equality

Full Citation: Agarwal, B., "Landmark Step to Gender Equality," THE HINDU ONLINE EDITION (Sept. 2005).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
India
Creator:
Agarwal, B.
Year:
2005

Towards Achieving Equal Rights in Marriage

Full Citation: Singh, K., "Towards Achieving Equal Rights in Marriage," 24 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (June 2012).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
India
Creator:
Singh, K.
Year:
2012

Forestland Reform in China: What Do the Farmers Want?

Full Citation: Qin, P., Carlsson, F., and Xu, J., "Forestland Reform in China: What Do the Farmers Want?", 08(35) EfD DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES (2008).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Qin, P., Carlsson, F., and Xu, J.
Year:
2009

Feminization of Agriculture in Rapid Changing Rural China: Policy Implication and Alternatives for an Equitable Growth and Sustainable Development

Full Citation: Song, Y., Zhang, L., Sun, D., Sun, Q., and Jiggins, J., "Feminization of Agriculture in Rapid Changing Rural China: Policy Implication and Alternatives for an Equitable Growth and Sustainable Development," PATHWAYS OUT OF POVERTY (FAO 2009).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Song, Y., Zhang, L., Sun, D., Sun, Q., and Jiggins, J.
Year:
2009

Feminization of Agriculture in China: Debunking the Myth and Measuring the Consequence of Women Participation in Agriculture

Full Citation: Zhang, L., Rozelle, S., Liu, C., Olivia, S., de Brauw, A., and Li, Q., "Feminization of Agriculture in China: Debunking the Myth and Measuring the Consequence of Women Participation in Agriculture," AGRICULTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT (Rimisp-Latin AMerican Center for Rural Development 2006).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Zhang, L., Rozelle, S., Liu, C., Olivia, S., de Brauw, A., and Li, Q.
Year:
2006

Women's Land Rights in Rural China: Transforming Existing Laws into a Source of Property Rights

Full Citation: Liaw, R. H., "Women's Land Rights in Rural China: Transforming Existing Laws into a Source of Property Rights," 17(1) PACIFIC RIM LAW & POLICY JOURNAL 237 (2008). - In the aftermath of legal reforms designed to secure land tenure for farmers, women in rural China lost rights to land at marriage, divorce, and widowhood. Despite a central legal framework that facially protects women’s property interests, ambiguity in the property and marriage laws have allowed village leaders to reassert traditional social norms and deny constitutional equal rights guarantees for women. Recent attempts to ameliorate landlessness for women, specifically in the Rural Contract Law and the Property Law, offer little promise of providing a significant solution for rural women. New proposals to mitigate rural women’s loss of land rights must be framed in the cultural context of how social relations affect land rights. Legal reforms in rural China should focus on strengthening women’s property rights within marriage, as well as securing external rights to property. Women’s land tenure would be better protected under a more clearly defined community property regime that recognizes rural land contracts issued both prior to and during marriage as jointly possessed. Such measures would give women access to a legal platform at divorce or widowhood, when they are most likely to experience landlessness. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Liaw, R. H.
Year:
2008

New and Emerging Developments in Gender and Law in China

Full Citation: Jianjun, L., et al., New and Emerging Developments in Gender and Law in China, (Wellesley Centers for Women, 2009).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Multiple Contributing Authors
Year:
2009

Land Management in Rural China and Its Gender Implications

Full Citation: Hare, D., Yang, L., and Englander, D., ‘‘Land management in rural China and its gender implications,’’ 13(3-4)FEMINIST ECONOMICS 35 (2007).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Hare, D., Yang, L., and Englander, D.
Year:
2007

Land Divided, Land United

Full Citation: Judd, E. R., "Land Divided, Land United," 130 THE CHINA QUARTERLY 338 (1992).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Judd, E. R.
Year:
1992

Married Women's Rights to Land in China's Traditional Farming Areas

Full Citation: Li, Y. and Yin-Sheng, X., "Married Women's Rights to Land in China's Traditional Farming Areas," 15(49) JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINA 621 (2006). - This paper focuses on women’s land rights in their maiden village in traditional farming areas, and shows, based on an analysis of a case study combined with a questionnaire survey, that married women’s land rights tend to be retained in their parent’s village with the implementation of new policy and land contract laws, but that they have almost no rights in their maiden families after marriage, due to the influence of traditional marriage notions and customs. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Li, Y. and Yin-Sheng, X.
Year:
2006

Assessing Farmland Protection Policy in China

Full Citation: Lichtenberg, E. and Ding, C., "Assessing farmland protection policy in China," 25(1) LAND USE POLICY 59 (2008).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Lichtenberg, E. and Ding, C.
Year:
2007

Gender, Land and Local Heterogeneity

Full citation: Lin, Z. and Lixin, Z., "Gender, Land and Local Heterogeneity," 15(49) JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINA 637 (2006).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Lin, Z. and Lixin, Z.
Year:
2006

The Recently Revised Marriage Law of China: The Promise and the Reality

Full Citation: Ogletree, C. Jr. and de Silva-de Alwis, R., "The recently revised marriage law of China: The promise and the reality," 13(2) TEXAS JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW 251 (2004).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Ogletree, C. Jr. and de Silva-de Alwis, R.
Year:
2004

Mosaic of reform: Forest Policy in Post-1978 China

Full Citation: Wang, S., van Kooten, G. C., and Wilson, B., "Mosiac of reform: forest policy in post-1978 China," 6(1) FOREST POLICY AND ECONOMICS 71 (2004).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
China
Creator:
Wang, S., van Kooten, G. C., and Wilson, B.
Year:
2004

India Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
India's Ministry of Law and Justice
Years:
2012, 2011

China Property Law

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
China
Creator:
President of the People's Republic of China
Year:
2007

China Marriage Law

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
China
Creator:
National People's Congress
Years:
2003, 2001, 1998

China Law of Succession

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
China
Creator:
National People's Congress
Year:
1985

China Adoption Law

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
China
Creator:
National People's Congress
Year:
1992

Uganda Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Uganda
Creator:
Constituent Assembly
Years:
2005, 1995

India Forest (Conservation) Act

This is the 1980 Forest (Conservation) Act with amendments made in 1998

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Parliament
Year:
1980

India Hindu Succession Act

This is the 1956 Hindu Succession Act and the 2005 amendment.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Parliament
Years:
2005, 1956

India National Commission for Women Act

This act creates the National Commission for Women and prescribes the powers and functions of this commission.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Parliament
Year:
1990

India National Forest Policy

This 1988 policy outlines the strategy and objectives for managing the country's forests.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Year:
1988

India Protection of Human Rights Act

The original 1993 act creates national and state level commissions and human rights courts to protect human rights. The 2006 amendment makes specific changes to the original act.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Parliament
Years:
2006, 1993

Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Areas Land Transfer Regulation

A Regulation to regulate the transfers of land in the Scheduled Areas of the East Godavari, West Godavari, Visakhapatnam Srikakulam [Adilabad,Warangal, Khammam and Mahaboobnagar] districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Andhra Pradesh State Government
Year:
1959

Orissa Bhoodan and Gramdan Act

This act establishes provisions for the acquisition of lands by way of donation, for distribution to the landless persons, or for a community purpose.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
1970

Orissa Forest Act

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the protection and management of forests in the State.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
1972

Orissa Forest Development Act

An act to provide for the levy and collection of forest development tax on sales of forest produce by or on behalf of the state government or the Orissa Forest Development Corporation.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
2003

Orissa Forest Produce (Control of Trade) Act

An Act to provide for control and regulation of trade in certain forest produce.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
1981

Orissa Government Land Settlement Act

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Government of Orissa, Revenue & Disaster Management Dept.
Year:
1962

Orissa Land Reforms Act

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
1960

Orissa Land Revenue (Abolition) Act

An act to provide for the abolition of payment of land revenue in respect of certain categories of land.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Year:
1978

Orissa Prevention of Land Encroachment Act

An act to provide for prevention of unauthorised occupation of lands which are the property of government.

*Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Orissa State Government
Years:
1979, 1972

Andhra Pradesh Tenancy Laws (Amendment) Act, 2002

This act amends the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1950 and the Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Tenancy Act, 1956

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Andhra Pradesh State Government
Year:
2002

Karnataka Forest Act, 1963

This act was first in 1964 and was amended by Acts 23 of 1974, 15 of 1976, 501 of 1976,
15 of 1978, 14 of 1980, 1 of 1981, 7 of 1983, 11 of 1984,10 of 1989, 12 of 1998, 20 of 2000, 20 of 2001, FEE 15 FAF 98 of 2002 and FEE 16 FSW 2001 dt. 5-9-2002. This version includes all of those amendments.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Karnataka State Government
Year:
1963

Hindu Succession (Karnataka Amendment) Act, 1990

This act amends the national Hindu Succession Act, 1956 in its application to the State of Karnataka.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Karnataka State Government
Year:
1990

Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957

This version is the act as amended through 2004.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
India
Creator:
Karnataka State Government
Year:
2004