Leaving the shadows: The situation of rural women in the Gran Chaco region of Argentina
Latin America & the Caribbean
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.
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.
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.