International Women's Day is an occasion to celebrate progress thanks to women coming together and fighting for their rights. Women's access to land is a crucial goal in the Global Agenda, and the ILC family is working closely together to ensure that equal land rights for women is achieved.
In Bangladesh, poor people become the most vulnerable victim of land grab practice because they do not have enough capacity to submit a lawsuit, and do not have financial resource to proceed the case to the court. Land grab issue continues occurring in the country, and putting the country’s food security at risk. Farmers’ arable land, water bodies, canals, and rivers are being grabbed viciously by group of people.
Guatemala: defensores indígenas y campesinos renuevan su compromiso como defensores de derechos humanos
Latin America & the Caribbean
Thursday, 22nd February 2018
El pasado 24 de enero, la Iniciativa Defensores de la Tierra y el Territorio de la Coalición Internacional por la Tierra (ILC), mediante su punto focal para América Latina y el Caribe, Comité de Desarrollo Campesino (CODECA), organizó un conversatorio titulado: "Defender derechos en los territorios".