Respect, protect and strengthen the land rights of women and men living in poverty, ensuring that no one is deprived of the use and control of the land on which their well-being and human dignity depend, including through eviction, expulsion or exclusion, and with compulsory changes to tenure undertaken only in line with international law and standards on human rights.

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LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Protected Land Rights Defenders

The International Land Coalition’s Commitment 10 seeks to respect and protect the civil and political rights of human rights defenders working on land issues, combat the stigmatization and...

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LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Effective Actions Against Land Grabbing

ILC’s Commitment 9 seeks to prevent and remedy land grabbing, respecting traditional land use rights and local livelihoods. ILC’s Database...

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Halting land grabbing by local elite through sustained legal action_Photo credits Andrea Fiorenza

Halting land grabbing by local elite through sustained legal action

The village of Rampur, in the Dinajpur district of Bangladesh, was established on public ‘khas’ land in 1953 by landless farmers. However, in the following decades, different groups of local elites claimed the land and tried to evict the villagers. Thanks to...

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