Detailing case studies from five communities around the world showing promising approaches to securing equal tenure rights for women and the conditions that enabled these communities to do so.
This evidence brief builds on the analysis and findings of our report, “What Works for Women’s Land and Property Rights? What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?” (Scalise & Giovarelli, 2020).
The Land Inequality Initiative Conceptual Paper by Elise Scalise
Research Findings from The Land Inequality Initiative Synthesis Report
English, Spanish, and French versions currently available.
Full citation: Mnisi, S., "Reconciling Living Customary Law and Democratic Decentralisation to Ensure Women's Land Rights Security," 32 PLAAS POLICY BRIEF (November 2010).
CIFOR Infobrief no. 238
"This annotated bibliography highlights selected texts on drivers of change in gender norms. It summarises some texts that outline recent thinking on social norms and that apply this analysis to understanding why inequitable gender norms persist and when they change. The work concentrates on large-scale drivers of gender norm change, such as economic change, education, communications, […]
Abstract: Rooted in discriminatory gender norms and laws and shrouded in impunity, gender-based violence (GBV) occurs in all societies as a means of control, subjugation and exploitation that further reinforces gender inequality. This publication establishes that these patterns of gender-based abuse are observed across environmental contexts, affecting the security and well-being of nations, communities and individuals, and jeopardising meeting sustainable development […]