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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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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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VIDEO | A Path to Climate Justice

June 05, 2021

Healthier ecosystems can better support the 2.5 billion people worldwide who rely on farmlands, pastures, coasts, and forests for their livelihoods. Secure land rights can empower millions to protect and restore land in their communities, which in turn will promote biodiversity conservation, dynamic carbon storage, and climate-smart agriculture. 

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