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Leaving the shadows: The situation of rural women in the Gran Chaco region of Argentina

Wednesday, 11th April 2018

In order to draw attention to rural women´s rights and access to land in the Gran Chaco region of Argentina before the UN CEDAW Committee, ILC members in Argentina elaborated an alternative report articulating work with diverse CSOs.

Global Land Forum 2018 - Why you need to be there

Betty Tiominar
Thursday, 8th February 2018

Indonesia has been granted the opportunity to host the Global Land Forum (GLF), which to be organized during 24-26 September 2018 in Bandung. 

Giving power through Joint Land Ownership (JLO) in Nepal

Community Self Reliance Center (CSRC)
Thursday, 8th February 2018

'After the acquisition of joint land ownership I feel powerful in my household. Now, I have also access to land which we both (husband and wife) use for growing our children's well-being." Pangula Tharu and Chahari Tharuni, Bardiya.

Celebrating one year after historic customary forest acknowledgment in Indonesia

Monday, 18th December 2017

This time last year, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo confirmed his support for Indigenous Peoples by acknowledging  their customary forests in several areas across the nation's archipelago. 

Un camino para acceder a los recursos naturales*

Fundapaz
Friday, 10th November 2017

Casos de acceso a la tierra y al agua que se resolvieron con éxito mediante la utilización de mapeos participativos y el diálogo entre actores, se presentaron en el foro que organizó Fundapaz, miembro de la ILC ALC, conjuntamente con el FIDA. 

Women as Agents of Climate Change Action – Women’s land rights in customary settings are a key mitigation and adaptation strategy

Landesa and the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Arguably the biggest problem facing humanity—climate change—has a surprising solution: legally recognize and enforce the land rights of rural women in customary tenure systems. This November, it is essential that the world’s nations gathering in Bonn for the United Nations’ annual climate change conference do not lose sight of this tremendous opportunity.

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