Some commercial farmers in Zambia's have acquired thousands of hectares while ignoring laws meant to prevent forced evictions, writes Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu from Human Rights Watch
The Marathwada region of Maharashtra is known for its drought-stricken conditions. Farmer suicides have been on the rise and families of the farmers are always on the fear that they would be losing their loved ones to the drought.
To add to plight, if the farmer belongs to the Dalit community, the struggles of the individual are more pronounced. The story of Kantabai Ichake entails similar struggles – a 70-year-old Dalit woman who is among many who have spearheaded the fight of Dalit women across Marathwada.
Recommandation à l’intention des participants à la réunion du Groupe d’experts des Nations Unies et de l’extérieur chargé des indicateurs relatifs aux objectifs de développement durable (IAEG-ODD) – 11- 14 novembre 2017, Manama, Bahreïn
Recomendación para la reunión del Grupo Interinstitucional y de Expertos sobre los ODS (IAEGSDG) (11-14 de noviembre de 2017, Manama, Bahréin)
Recommendation for the Inter-Agency Expert Group on SDGs (IAEG-SDG) meeting (11-14 November 2017, Manama, Bahrain)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Secure land rights are not only a matter of justice and human rights. They are also vital to achieving global goals on climate change, peace, and equality.