Record Item Year: 2004
Gender and the Land Reform Process in Uganda: Assessing Gains and Losses for Women in Uganda
Women’s Right to Land and Property
Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957
This document has not been authenticated.
Land Management Law of the People’s Republic of China [English]
First adopted in 1986. Revised in 1998 and 2004.
Land Management Law of the People’s Republic of China [English & Chinese]
This item is in both English and Chinese.
Land and Schooling: Transferring wealth across generations
The National Land Policy for Kenya: Critical Gender Issues and Policy Statements
A Gender Perspective on Land Rights: Equal Footing
The Hindu Succession Act: One Law, Plural Identities
Abstract: A broad definition of law manifests itself in various ways: it legitimates certain visions of social order, it determines relations between individuals and groups, and it manipulates cultural understandings and discourses over various concepts of rights – and duties. In India, the Hindu Succession Rights Act (HSA) of 1956 allows the wife and daughters, along with the sons of the deceased senior male, to claim an equal share in familial property. By giving inheritance rights to daughters and widows, not only to sons, this Act proposes a radically different organization of the ideal household, commonly referred to as the […]