This act establishes provisions for the acquisition of lands by way of donation, for distribution to the landless persons, or for a community purpose. *Please note that the state of Orissa formally changed its name to Odisha in 2011.*
Full citation: Daley, E., "Strategies to Get Gender onto the Agenda of the 'Land Grab' Debate," ILC POLICY BRIEF (March 2011).
A Landesa paper that "explores the legal complexities related to inheritance of agricultural land by women in India."
Full citation: Sapkal, R. (2016). From Mother to Daughter: Does Equal Inheritance Property Laws Reform Improve Female Labor Supply and Educational Attainments in India?. Asian Journal of Law and Economics, 8(1)
Full citation: Roy, S. (2015). Empowering women? Inheritance rights, female education and dowry payments in India. Journal of Development Economics 114: 233-51.
Full citation: Deininger, K., Goyal, A. and Nagarajan, H., "Women's Inheritance Rights and Intergenerational Transmission of Resources in India," 46 THE JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOUCES 2 (2013). – Using inheritance patterns over three generations of individuals, this study assesses the impact of changes in the Hindu Succession Act, which grant daughters equal coparcenary birth rights […]
Full citation: Roy, S. (2008), Female Empowerment Through Inheritance Rights: Evidence from India, Department of Economics, London School of Economics, September 6, 2008.
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