Strengthening Women’s Land Rights in Northern Uganda

Twelve-month project assessment report

Strengthening Women’s Land Rights in Northern Uganda

Decades of conflict, community resettlements, co-existing customary and statutory systems, and high demand for land in Northern Uganda have turned access to and control over land into a very contentious issue, affecting which land rights are granted, to whom, and how secure these rights are. Women, and especially women without a male relative to support them, often find themselves in a particularly vulnerable position. To address these problems, Landesa partnered with local organizations WORUDET and ARUL to develop and pilot an approach that relies on in-country institutional capacity to strengthen women’s land rights in a customary, post-conflict setting. The pilot

Language: English

Year: 2014

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