ON India highlighted Shipra Deo’s session on “#Land4Women: Gender-Based Violence and Land” during the Land and Property Inclusivity track at Charcha 2020.
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The more I listen to women – as they talk about their past experiences, their present needs and their hopes for the future – the more confident I become that a piece of land has the power to break this cycle of oppression and lift women up, empowering them to live a life of dignity, autonomy and self-worth.
Village Square profiled a women’s land literacy program, initially piloted by Landesa, that has now trained more than half a million women in India on how to use their mobile phones to access and maintain their land records.
The Government of India announced an ambitious effort to map residential areas in villages using drone technology and provide “property cards” to these rural owners. Landesa’s Shipra Deo and Pinaki Halder share several recommendations for implementation.
The Government of India announced an ambitious effort to map residential areas in villages using drone technology and to provide “property cards” to these rural owners. Landesa’s Shipra Deo and Pinaki Halder share several recommendations for implementation.
Shipra Deo, Landesa’s Director for Women’s Land Rights in India, was interviewed about her work in the lead up to the 4th India Land and Development Conference.
In a framework of economy of individual property, inheritance is one of the most common ways to access and own land, property and resources. However, women’s rights to inherit land are often mediated by an overlapping web of legal, structural, socioeconomic, and cultural factors. This paper explores the legal complexities related to inheritance of agricultural land by women in India.
Shipra Deo writes about a new amendment to Uttar Pradesh’s land leasing laws that increases stability and security for millions of tenant farmers and landowners. Published by Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Place.
Shipra Deo, Landesa’s Director of Women’s Land Rights, India, writes about a new amendment that expanded on the inheritance rights of unmarried daughters, but still doesn’t extend to the rights of married daughters.
On the 2019 International Day of Rural Women, Landesa’s Shipra Deo explores how land rights are an essential element for overturning misperceptions about the role of women in society and on the farm.