As recently as 1994 in Australia, women couldn’t list “farmer” as their occupation. This gendered perspective on farming continues to impact women’s rights to land.
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.
Apartheid-era rules prevented Black women in South Africa from sharing in marital property rights. Agnes Sithole challenged those rules — and won. Read more about the importance of these legislative changes.
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.
During a recent trip to Tajikistan, Elisa met a group of women who spoke with her about their experiences with land access and rights in the country.
South African Gender/Field Worker Samke Mkhize shares with us why she joined the Women’s Land Rights Institute course: She’s keen to develop effective ways for women to assert their rights when it comes to land.
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.
Resource Equity supports new research on interventions to advance women’s land and resource rights, particularly asking the question of whether particular interventions are effective at improving women’s land tenure security. Our aim was to hear from local researchers on the projects that were of interest to them on this question and to learn how they […]
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 […]
With support of a grant from Resource Equity, Social Development Alliance Association conducted research titled “Impacts of Resettlement on Women’s land Tenure Security in Lao PDR. This research was commissioned as part of Resource Equity’s initiative to support new research and evidence on the question of the effectiveness of land tenure reforms to improve women’s […]