In my line of work I think a good deal about women’s land rights—every day in fact. After working for over 20 years on helping women gain legal and social rights to the land they use, I am frustrated by the slow progress of the work being done. There has been progress, of course, but I am impatient—even a little bit exasperated. I know others in the field feel the same way and we all wonder why progress seems to happen so slowly. There are many complicating factors, and I could write a book on the nuances of the truly […]
After nearly a decade working together, we’ve made the difficult decision to close Resource Equity. Learn more about this decision in this post.
WLRI alumna Felicity Buckle developed a deeper understanding of different types of land rights that she uses to influence program development. Read more about her in our Student Spotlight.
While working for ACT, WLRI alumna Vivienne Francis expanded the organization’s approach to be more gender inclusive. Read more about her in our Student Spotlight.
The World Bank Group Forest Carbon Partnership Facility commissioned Resource Equity to undertake these studies for the project, Understanding and Strengthening Gender Equity in Land and Forest Tenure in REDD+. These previously unpublished studies were used to inform the final synthesis report.
WLRI’s focus on women and collective land guided alumna Tigisty Maswahu to explore new ways to pursue her interest in land rights. Read more about her in our Student Spotlight.
Bringing over 13 years of experience in the field, WLRI alumna Lois Aduamoah-Addo expanded her ability to train others. Read more about her in our Student Spotlight.
The WLRI transformed alumnus Charles Tjelle’s perspective on the importance of including women in solar project design. Read more about him in our Student Spotlight.
WLRI alumnus Abebaw Abebe Belay works to include women in polygamous unions in Ethiopia’s land laws. Read about his work in this Student Spotlight.
Renee Giovarelli provides answers to a few of the questions participants had during our recent webinars.
Here’s a wrap up of our November 10th, 2022 webinar that explored how to empower women on collectively-held lands. Read the research, watch the recording, learn more about the panelists, and more.