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.
Full citation: Daley, E., "Strategies to Get Gender onto the Agenda of the 'Land Grab' Debate," ILC POLICY BRIEF (March 2011).
Full citation: International Land Coalition. (2014). “Greater empowerment and security of women through the Joint Land Ownership Certificate.” – This paper looks at work in Nepal to push for joint ownership and increased ownership for women of land. Pre-titling activities included workshops, demonstrations, art work, meetings, and street drama. The Government of Nepal then introduced […]
Full citation: Pradhan, R., Meinzen-Dick, R., & S. Theis, "Property rights, intersectionality, and women's empowerment in Nepal," JOURNAL OF RURAL STUDIES (July 2019).
Compiled and edited by Sunila Singh & Vidya Bhushan Rawat
Progress report of preliminary findings.
Full citation: UN Women. (2014). “Empowering Widows: An Overview of policies and programmes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.” – This paper finds that strengthening engagement with civil society in the implementation of government programs results in a more enabling environment for widows to claim services, including land rights. Focus group discussions in India and […]