Advancing women’s land and resource rights

Empowered women change the world

We know that land rights for women lay the foundation for a world that is equitable, secure and empowering for women everywhere. We work with our global partners to increase and improve women’s rights to land.

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Who We Are

Creating lasting change for women through land and
resource rights

We’re an international non-profit organization working to advance women’s rights to land and natural resources in economically poor countries.

We do this by bridging the gap between laws, research, and practical application. Why? Having rights to land and resources empowers women to live better lives. And when we support women, families and communities also benefit.

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Partnering with organizations to create change

We have expertise and knowledge built over decades of global practice.

We support governments, donors, private sector companies, NGOs, local advocates and others to develop new legal, policy, and programmatic solutions that address the gap between law and practice for women.

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Putting knowledge and understanding into your hands

Resource Equity brings you a comprehensive source of laws on women’s land and natural resource rights. We also collect articles and publications for policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and advocates working to advance women’s land rights. We regularly update this resource with publications by Resource Equity as well as other trusted sources from around the world.

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You can make a difference

Across the globe, women face barriers to their economic and physical well-being. Women’s land rights play a vital role in helping women in poverty to live a better life with a roll-on effect: their families and the community benefit too.

We can’t do this alone. Your financial support can make a difference. Become a partner in the global effort towards gender equality through land rights. Support us today.

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