Critical Steps towards the Kilimanjaro Initiative by West African Women and Youth
Activista International (ActionAid)
Friday, 7th October 2016
This month, an iconic event at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania will take place. The Kilimanjaro initiative seeks to mobilize rural women from across Africa using women’s rights to land and productive resources as an entry point to define the future they want.
Following the launch of the latest issue of ILC Framing the Debate series on Islamic inheritance laws and their impact on rural women in Muslim societies, we sat down with author, Frida Khan to discuss her thoughts on the challenges of patriarchy and its impact on women's land rights.
Tzili Mor, Director, Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights.
Thursday, 8th September 2016
We feminize our planet by calling it “mother earth” – but land as a feminist issue goes beyond metaphor. It is because the majority of the world’s poor depend on land for food, shelter, livelihood, and often their identity, but lack legal control over this source of their survival.