In response to an increase in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, Israel is enhancing their approach to this “shadow epidemic.”
Based in South Africa, Ojong Enokenwa Baa works as a Gender Consultant for the Centre for International Forestry Research. Learn more about her experiences and what she’s learned from the Institute.
Sabrina-Naa Akeleh Botchway shares her experiences working in land rights in Ghana, and how participating in the Women’s Land Rights Institute is helping her develop her skills.
Over the past 16 months, we’ve been evaluating gender equity in the context of climate-oriented forestation projects around the world. Learn more about our process and approach.
In August, Egypt increased the penalty for sexual harassment in order to combat sexploitation in the country.
In good news, Brazil enacted a law to establish norms to prevent, suppress, and combat political violence against women in spaces and activities related to the exercise of their political rights and public functions (Lei No. 14.192, de 4 de Agosto de 2021). Law No. 14,192 states that the rights of women to political participation […]
Why do land rights for women matter? In this blog post, Winny Chepkemoi of Kenya Land Alliance explains, drawing on her personal experience and the experiences of the women she works with. Winny spoke to Dominic Black while she was taking part in the Women’s Land Rights Institute’s inaugural course on best practices for securing […]
Vivienne Francis is a Gender Officer with Action for Community Transformation (ACT), a community empowerment NGO in Liberia. She joined the inaugural course with the Women’s Land Rights Institute to gain a broader perspective on what’s effective when it comes to securing women’s access to land. As the course got underway, Vivienne spoke to Dominic […]