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(…) More than 100 Hindu women from Rahim Yar Khan in Pakistan’s Punjab Province have demanded that the government give them ownership rights of their occupied residential land. The...
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(…) “When time to sell produce came, he would pocket all the money alone. When I  asked for my share, he would tell me it was his land and I must just continue working. He would...
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The Optional Protocol entered into force in 2000. States parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women that also ratified the Optional Protocol recognise...
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This handbook is based on the experiences of the Huairou Commission the Women’s Land Link Africa in using community mapping with groups of women. Community mapping allows grassroots women to...
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Taking the step from appraisal to action using planning techniques that respond to the needs expressed by women and men. This is a module for project planning from a gender perspective. It...
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This book explores the meanings of gender justice and the practice of citizenship as shaped by context-specific histories, cultures and struggles. It presents a conceptual framework and provides...
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The Pastoral Women’s Council (PWC) is a community-based organisation established in 1997 in Tanzania. It was founded to promote the development of Maasai pastoralist women and children by...
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This guide specifically seeks to promote women’s reproductive rights in India but presents methods and specific participatory tools that can be adapted to other issues  and contexts, like...
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This document calls attention to the importance of women’s empowerment in all aspects of public and private life. There is a specific section in the paper on women’s access to...
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This paper reviews the literature on women’s empowerment and suggests supporting empowerment both as an end in itself and a way to educational, economical and health development. It begins with...
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