Monthly Archives: February 2012

Land rights for women – a ripple effect

People often question Landesa’s emphasis on women’s land rights in our work, from China and India to Rwanda and Kenya. Why do women need secure rights to land if their husbands already have such rights?  Do we have something against …
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China: One fire may be out, but tensions over rural land rights are still smoldering

After months of protests and rioting in the small Chinese village of Wukan, life is returning to normal. As roadblocks are removed and daily life returns to its pre-riot rhythms, it is tempting to think that a crisis has been …
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