Happy Mother’s Day
Landesa salutes all the hard working mothers of the world. Click on the images below to view the slideshow.
Women who own land are more likely to have a greater say in household decision making. [Allendorf, K. "Do Women's Land Rights Promote Empowerment and Child Health in Nepal?" World Development 35, no. 11 (2007): 1975-1988]
Secure land rights for women can increase agricultural productivity and improve household welfare. [Giovarelli, R. and Wamalawa, B., USAID Issue Brief: Land Tenure, Property Rights, and Gender (2011), p. 2-3.]
Families with secure rights to land are more likely to have increased agricultural production and earn a greater annual income. [C. Chen, Land Reform in Taiwan (1961), p. 84, chart 12.]
Countries with large populations of landless people experience more conflict and instability. [Prosterman, R. and Riedinger, J. Land Reform and Democratic Development. John Hopkins University Press (1987)]
Children whose mothers own land are less likely to be severely underweight. [[Allendorf, K. "Do Women's Land Rights Promote Empowerment and Child Health in Nepal?" World Development 35, no. 11 (2007): 1975-1988]]