BOGOTA — On October 25, the Coalition of Women in the Caribbean Region will launch "Caribbean Women for Land and Territory", part of the global Stand For Her Land campaign.
The S4HL campaign was profiled by The Nation in a piece about current movements in Africa to safeguard women’s rights. The initiative’s global advocacy director Esther Mwaura Muiru said: “When women don’t own the land they live and work on, they become trapped in patriarchal systems that reinforce gender inequalities.”
We renounce the femicide of our colleague and friend Eva Amaya in the municipality of Santiago de Tolú in Colombia committed on September 9, 2022. Eva was a social leader, artisan at heart, chef by passion and economist by profession. She actively supported youth and women's organizations. She loved to dance.
Lack of access to and control over land is causing widespread suffering for rural women in Uganda, and even for women who hold a Certificate of Customary Ownership, the clash between culture and modernity threatens hardship for millions.
Jimmy Ochom (Oxfam Uganda) and Doreen Kobusingye (National Land Coalition) were interviewed on NTV Uganda's live talk show about closing the implementation gap on women's land rights.
Stand for Her Land campaign staff visited communities outside of Dakar to learn about the lived realities of women and their relationship to land.
Join leaders and women’s land rights actors from across the Continent and the world to celebrate International Women’s Day and our shared vision for accelerating secure women’s land rights as a foundation for achieving gender equality, women’s empowerment, and sustainable development.