Full citation: Machina, H., “Women’s Land Rights in Zambia: Policy Provisions, Legal Framework and Constraints,” WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS CONFERENCE PRESENTATION (Zambia National Land Alliance, May 2002).
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Just one in 10 women inherits land
Entitled to Work: Urban Property Rights and Labor Supply in Peru
Full citation: Field, E. (2007). “Entitled to Work: Urban Property Rights and Labor Supply in Peru.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122 (4): 1561-602. – Receipt of legal documents (land titles) allowed former squatters, especially women, to join formal labor markets instead of staying at home to guard their land, thereby increasing their income and reducing child labor. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions – Annotated Bibliography]
Indonesia: Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act
Towards Achieving Equal Rights in Marriage
Full Citation: Singh, K., “Towards Achieving Equal Rights in Marriage,” 24 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (June 2012).
The Recently Revised Marriage Law of China: The Promise and the Reality
Full Citation: Ogletree, C. Jr. and de Silva-de Alwis, R., “The recently revised marriage law of China: The promise and the reality,” 13(2) TEXAS JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW 251 (2004).
Who Owns the Land? Gender and Land-Titling Programmes in Latin America
Full citation: Deere, C. D. and Leon, M., “Who Owns the Land? Gender and Land-Titling Programmes in Latin America,” 1(3) JOURNAL OF AGRARIAN CHANGE 440 (July 2001). – The main focus of state intervention in Latin American agriculture in the 1990s was on land-titling programs, designed to promote security of tenure and enliven land markets. A review of seven of these projects suggests that they were often designed without sufficient attention to civil codes and marital regimes that protect women’s property rights. They often ignored that a household’s endowment of land may consist of three forms of property: the wife’s, […]
Report on the Implementation of the “Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women”
Bridging Distances with Technology at the Climate Change, Land and Gender Workshop
Gender and Agroforestry in Africa: A review of women’s participation
Full citation: Kiptot, E. and Franzel, S. (2012). “Gender and agroforestry in Africa: A review of women’s participation.” Agroforestry Systems, 84(1), 35-58. – This paper presents a review of agroforestry in Africa from a gender perspective. It examines women’s participation relative to men and the challenges and successes they experience. The review shows that agroforestry has the potential to offer substantial benefits to women; however, their participation is low in enterprises that are considered men’s domain, such as timber and high in enterprises that have little or no commercial value, such as collection of indigenous fruits and vegetables. Data on […]