BlogWomen’s Land Rights

Daughters’ inheritance rights in Uttar Pradesh

Shipra Deo, Landesa's Women's Land Rights (WLR) Director in India, writes about a new law in Uttar Pradesh that strengthens WLRs, the history of WLRs in the region, and practical steps to continue forward progress.

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August 26, 2019

Realizing Land Rights to Deliver for Rural Women

The gender gap in land manifests itself in a stark reality – around the world, less than 15% of all landholders are women, despite the fact that women comprise 43% of the agricultural workforce in the developing world.

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August 14, 2019

Women’s Land Rights: Shifting Power for Gender Equality

By Beth Roberts | Investments in women’s land rights are a prerequisite to full and substantive gender equality that benefits those most in need.

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May 31, 2019

Transformative Change Through Women’s Land Rights

A new campaign, Closing the Crop Gap, aims to raise awareness of the […]

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March 07, 2019

Closing the gap on women’s land rights

This blog originally appeared on Place. By Monica Mhoja Women around the world […]

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November 15, 2018