Women’s Land Rights, Gender-Responsive Policies, and the World Bank

Violeta P. Corral
Friday, 29th May 2015

Violeta P. Corral represented PAKISAMA at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, where she illustrated the use of the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) in the Philippines.

Faces of Ndiael

Subhadip Mukherjee
Tuesday, 26th May 2015

Subhadip Mukherjee of SWADHINA, India writes about their experiences and learnings during the field visit in Ndiael wildlife reserve as part of the 2015 Global Land Forum program of the International Land Coalition. 

Time to act: #landrightsnow

Stefan Verwer, Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights
Thursday, 14th May 2015

The Challenge for Community Lands: What are they, why should we care, and what do we need to do?

Liz Alden Wily & Stefan Verwer
Wednesday, 13th May 2015

Indigenous and community land rights feature high on the agenda of the Global Land Forum, which will be held in Dakar (May 12-17). But what exactly are community land rights and why do they matter?


Maarten van Bijnen, Oxfam
Wednesday, 6th May 2015

Securing Indigenous and Community Land Rights at Scale

The widespread lack of indigenous and community land rights, has become a global crisis, directly affecting the lives and livelihoods of at least two billion people. It is therefore that activists and representatives of rights-holders, communities and indigenous peoples from all over the world are gathering at the Global Land Forum in Dakar, Senegal (12-16 May) to address the need to secure indigenous and community land rights.

Gender Evaluation Criteria: a key moment for scaling up

Elisabetta Cangelosi
Wednesday, 1st April 2015

21-23 January, Lukenya, Nairobi -  GLTN, Huairou Commission and the ILC jointly organised a learning exchange with the community of practices involved in the use of the Gender Evaluation Criteria: a tool elaborated by GLTN to assess land policies and laws against gender justice in order to promote gender-responsive land governance.