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.
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.
Looking Back on the International Day of Rural Women
Wednesday, 21st October 2015
On October 15th, across the globe, ILC members celebrated the International Day of Rural Women. In Latin America, Africa and Asia, rallies, conferences, workshops and events took place to shine a spotlight on the important role women play in agricultural development! These were their experiences...