Research Findings from The Land Inequality Initiative Synthesis Report
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What Works for Women’s Land and Property Rights? What we know and what we need to know
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Reconciling Living Customary Law and Democratic Decentralisation to Ensure Women’s Land Rights Security
Full citation: Mnisi, S., "Reconciling Living Customary Law and Democratic Decentralisation to Ensure Women's Land Rights Security," 32 PLAAS POLICY BRIEF (November 2010).
Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?
Gender quotas increase the equality and effectiveness of climate policy interventions
Gender and formalization of native communities in the Peruvian Amazon
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Drivers of change in gender norms: An annotated bibliography
"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, legal change, social and political mobilisation and conflict, rather than on project-based experience."
A stronger voice for women in local land governance: effective approaches in Tanzania, Ghana, and Senegal
Full citation: Sutz, P., Seigneret, A., Richard, M., Blankson Akapko, P., Alhassan, F., & Fall, M. (2019, August). A stronger voice for women in local land governance: effective approaches in Tanzania, Ghana, and Senegal. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
Gender-based violence and environment linkages: The violence of inequality
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 goals (SDGs). While linkages between GBV and environmental issues are complex and multi-layered, these threats to human rights and healthy ecosystems are not insurmountable. This analysis reveals the complex and interlinking nature of GBV across three main contexts: access to and control of natural resources; environmental pressure […]