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About Land & Gender

Gender disparities in land access remain significant in most countries, regardless of their level of development. Not only do women have lower access to land than men. They are often also restricted to so-called secondary land rights, meaning that they hold these rights through male family members. Women thus risk losing entitlements in case of divorce, widowhood or their husband’s migration. Evidence also shows that women’s parcels are generally of smaller size and lower quality (FAO 2010).

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Jossam Potel 2021-09-23 09:13:28
When you want to write an article, solve a problem or some research the first thing you need is information or as you could say you need to conduct a literature search. In this page you can find several databases mentioned to help you finding the proper information. You can also find scientific output by EALAN member organisations.
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