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Support land rights reforms that grow prosperity, economic opportunity and gender equity for rural communities throughout Asia, in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector.

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‘This is not your home’ – Revealing a brutal system of oppression and gender discrimination among India’s Scheduled Tribes 

August 16, 2021

Researchers for a global land rights organization have published a grim assessment of the land and inheritance rights of women living in Scheduled Tribe communities of Jharkhand, India – and how the existing eco-system of laws and cultural practices perpetuate a system of terror and brutality meant to deny women of their land rights.

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Staff Spotlight: S B Lokesh

July 14, 2021

Learn more about Dr. S B Lokesh, Landesa's Karnataka State Director based in Bangalore, India. He has been working with Landesa since 2001.

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The Road to Resilience in a Post-COVID World: Stronger Land Rights for Women

June 18, 2021

Gender-responsive land tenure and property rights interventions can be an important catalyst in bringing the kind of revolutionary change necessary to correct the existing bias against women and girls, and forge more resilient societies in a post-pandemic world.

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