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Meet the women, men, and families around the world who have benefited from access to stronger land rights.

In Neilu village in China’s Fujian Province, Lin Lianhua and her husband, Su Yuan, spent their lives farming a small piece of land. It was a hard life, one of physical exhaustion and a meager income…

Around the globe, from the streets of London to the Arab world’s public squares, youth and disenfranchisement have proved a potent combination. But Surendra Sabar, a 27-year-old from Odisha, India, is now a great supporter of his government.

When her husband died in 2009, Gladys Chepkorir had no time to linger on the grief. “Immediately after he died, his family started to ask me for the title deed,” she said. Her mother-in-law told her that in spite of the three daughters Gladys and her husband had together, Gladys’ husband had died “like a tree without limbs, because he died without heirs, without sons.”