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Land rights of women are key to break the gender bias

The fight for gender equality is a story of bias and prejudices. Twelve women are breaking those biases by starting a collective farm in their village.

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March 09, 2022

Despite courts, the plot is against daughters

A new court ruling in India expands the scope of a daughter's right to inherit land, but the bigger picture remains one of stark gender disparities in land rights.

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February 11, 2022

We Cannot Be Equal Until We Are People

Securing land rights for women digs down to the root of gender inequality; radically, quietly uprooting it, overturning it, elevating women toward equal legal personhood at household, community and societal levels.

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January 25, 2022

Ending land tenure system discrimination

In Tanzania, closing the land policy implementation gap is the key to unlocking women's potential in agriculture.

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December 03, 2021

If We Are Not Talking About a Daughter’s Right to Inherit Land, We Are Missing Something Foundational

It is time to include equal inheritance for girls as an integral part of our solutions towards their equal self-worth, dignity and opportunity.

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November 25, 2021