LandWise Database on Women's Land Rights

Primary legal sources for women's empowerment


LandWise is a comprehensive source of legal materials, articles, and research for policymakers, researchers, legal practitioners, and advocates working to advance women’s land rights. It's regularly updated with information published by the experts at Resource Equity as well as other trusted sources from around the world.

The library includes Practice Guides, checklists that help you identify and assess issues that may affect women and men differently in relation to rights to and control over land. The guides help you navigate through potential legal issues as well as social or cultural norms that may affect how the law is practiced.