A Mission to Bangladesh – One Step further for the Third Cycle of NES Bangladesh
Friday, 10th March 2017
This year, Bangladesh has entered its third year of the NES cycle. In order to start the process, ILC Asia members in Bangladesh, led by ALRD (Association of Land Reform Development) have set up a series of activities as the initiative to formulate the strategies to be applied for the next three years. Supervised by ILC Secretariat’s NES Coordinator, the process took place from 5 to 11 February, 2017.
ILC Asia Members Join the Action to Defend Santal People's Rights on Land
Thursday, 29th December 2016
Press conference: A sudden attack upon indigenous people and Bengali farmers was takes place at Shahebganj Bagda farm in Gobindaganj upazila (sub-district) under Gaibandha district by police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and local goons on 6 November 2016 hired by Rangpur sugar mills authority & influential political elements aiming to evict indigenous and Bengali farmers.
Islamic inheritance laws and rural women, new issue of ILC Framing the Debate series is out
Tuesday, 6th September 2016
«Land rights are particularly important for women’s empowerment and gender equality (…) but they continue to be systematically denied their rights to inheritance, especially in rural areas». The newest issue of ILC’s Framing the Debate series on Islamic inheritance laws and their impact on rural women in Muslim societies finds an interconnected mix of legal, educational, economic, social and political reasons for discriminatory inheritance practices.
Join ILC Members on October 15th in Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women
Wednesday, 7th October 2015
On October 15th 2015, ILC members are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women across the globe. In Latin America, Africa and Asia, rallies, conferences, workshops and events have been organized to shine a spotlight on the important role women play in agricultural development. Together, ILC members have commited to work towards the realisation of people centred land governance through our ten commitments, with the fourth commitment giving particular attention toequal land rights for women.