Gender in Uganda’s National Land Policy

Full citation: Rugadya, M. A., “Gender in Uganda’s National Land Policy,” PSIA TRAINING PRESENTATION (June 2007).

Gender in Uganda’s National Land Policy

Abstract: In this paper, the context within which the National Land Policy ascribes to tackle gender issues and specially provide for entrenchment, opportunity and strengthening of women’s land rights is analyzed. In the first part acknowledgement of influencing context conditions that refine gender issues are detailed these include; the nature of women’s rights, position of women given their transient rights, the consequences of gender inequality on land and the effect of dispute resolution on land matters. The economic efficiency and equity theory together with the human rights discourse have provided a firm foundation for negotiating and demanding for women’s rights

Language: English

Year: 2007

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