Authors/Editor(s): UN Women and OHCHR This is a new publication by UN Women and OHCHR. It focuses on women’s access to, use of and control over land and other productive resources which are essential to ensuring their right to equality and to an adequate standard of living. It argues that throughout the world, gender inequality when […]
By WLSA- Malawi Summary: The Malawi Constitution specifically recognizes marriage by repute as well as law, custom, or permanent cohabitation. However, until recently the status of marriage by repute was unclear. The Malawi High Court has now ruled that marriage by repute results in the same protections and rights as other forms of marriage under […]
ActionAid, ‘Women’s land rights, ActionAid International Discussion Paper,’ Prepared for the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD), March 2006.
Judges Discussion 2: Matrimonial property rights as regards issues of HIV and AIDS (Part 1) and also children (Part 2)
Africa’s Latest Land Rush: The Effect Of Land Grabs On Women’s Rights Source: AWID – http://awid.org/News-Analysis/Friday-Files/Africa-s-Latest-Land-Rush-The-Effect-of-Land-Grabs-on-Women-s-Rights 10/02/2012 FRIDAY FILE: In Africa land rights are critical to economic power. In recent history, there have been three waves of land grabs: colonization, post-independence and present-day land grabs for commercial and apparently environment preservation purposes . Governments and […]