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.

ILC members push for women’s land rights as priority for CEDAW agenda

Tuesday, 20th December 2016

Why Land is a Feminist Issue

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.  

The role of civil society and advocacy in women’s land rights

Sunday, 6th December 2015

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...

NFCFPA Marks Women's History Month

Albora Kacani
Wednesday, 16th April 2014