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Land Rights for Women Mean Progress for Communities

Posted: 11/24/2014
Source: Huffington Post

By Tim Hanstad, President and CEO, Landesa

If we want to empower rural women in the developing world, there is no better first step than providing them with secure rights to land.

The reason is simple: developing world economies are agricultural economies. And in agricultural economies there is one key source of power, wealth, and security: land.