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    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2020
    Sierra Leone

    Within the framework of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this paper summarizes the empirical findings from three sequentially related phases of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) VGGT programme, implemented as a pilot project in 2018. The methodology used relied first on context analysis of the critical aspects influencing and hindering women´s land rights.

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    Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image

    Volume 9 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    November, 2020
    Tanzania

    We set out to unveil gender inequality with respect to women’s access to family land following the surge in tree-planting in selected villages in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Specifically, the study describes land-transaction procedures at the household level and shows how the lack of women’s involvement in such land transactions affect their access to and control over family lands. Gender inequality is portrayed in a variety of social and economic activities, with women being deprived of access to, control over, and ownership of land.

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    Volume 9 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2020
    Sub-Saharan Africa

    Although land forms the basis for marginal livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa, the asset is more strategic for women as they usually hold derived and dependent rights to land in customary tenure areas. Initiatives to secure women’s land tenure in customary areas are undermined by the social embeddedness of the rights, patriarchy, lack of awareness by the communities, legal pluralism, and challenges of recording the rights.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Esta memoria recoge las ponencias de los especialistas y representantes de organizaciones de la sociedad civil que participaron en el XI Foro de la Tierra ALC denominado “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra” , realizado del martes 13 al viernes 16 de octubre de forma virtual debido a la situación de emergencia sanitaria mundial por la COVID-19.

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    XI Foro de la Tierra ALC “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra”

    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Declaración emitida por las 50 organizaciones integrantes de la ILC ALC, de 16 países de América Latina y el Caribe, reunidas virtualmente en la XIII Asamblea regional y en el XI Foro de la Tierra de América Latina y el Caribe 2020 que se realizó sobre el tema: “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la gobernanza de la tierra”, después de reflexionar sobre la desigualdad y las implicancias para los pueblos indígenas, campesinos y afrodescendientes que viven de la tierra y en sus territorios, y considerando particularmente el impacto en las mujeres y jóvenes, e

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    Medidas estatales frente a impactos diferenciados en las mujeres

    Reports & Research
    August, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el marco del trabajo que realiza el GRGE y el Observatorio Regional, se elabora el presente informe, Género e industrias extractivas en América Latina y el Caribe, para tener una información sistematizada sobre la problemática de la perspectiva de género en el marco de las extractivas con el fin de enriquecer el debate de las principales tendencias en materia de impactos en las mujeres.

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    Tierras Indígenas y Minería en la Amazonía

    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    South America

     

    Por investigaciones anteriores de WRI, sabemos que las tasas de deforestación en tierras indígenas de laAmazonía son considerablemente más bajas que entierras no administradas por pueblos indígenas. Ahora,hemos aprendido por este informe, que la minería industrial y la minería ilegal a pequeña escala se produceen más del 20 por ciento de las tierras indígenas de laAmazonía y que las tasas de deforestación en tierras indígenas donde existe minería son signi cativamente más altas que en las tierras indígenas sin minería.

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    Results from the Preliminary Impact Study of the RELAPU Project´s Work in Teso Sub-Region, Eastern Uganda

    Reports & Research
    October, 2020
    Africa, Uganda

    Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMZ created the Special Initiative “One World, No Hunger”, aimed to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty. Within this special initiative, RELAPU is part of the Global Programme on Responsible Land Policy presently implemented in eight countries.

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    The Islamic Legal Provisions for Women’s Share in the Inheritance System: A Reflection on Malaysian Society
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2014
    Malaysia

    Characterized as divinely ordained, the Islamic law of inheritance defines women’s rights to property of the deceased with specific roles and responsibilities for each individual. Obviously, the Islamic law of inheritance is a major contribution to the legal system of the world, compared to the customary laws in the pre‐Islamic Arab society that denied any proprietary right by way of inheritance to female relatives including daughters.

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    The State of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Sri Lanka

    A Joint Civil Society Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Coming two years after a political transition from post-war authoritarianism, this Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights is framed in the backdrop of two concurrent processes of ‘transformation’ currently underway in Sri Lanka. The first is the process of constitutional reform initiated by the Government that was elected on the platform of restoring democratic, inclusive and accountable governance.

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