In this conversation with Girls Globe, Landesa's Dr. Monica Mhoja speaks about how Stand for Her Land is organizing across countries and at the grassroots level to advocate and create opportunities for change.
In May, a national emergency regarding gender violence was declared in Colombia. The Coalition of Caribbean Women for Land and Territory wrote an open letter addressed to the women who are no longer here because they have been murdered; to those of us who are still here living day by day the situation of violence and resisting it; to our communities where many times we are not safe and to the Colombian State.
The Women's Land Rights (WLR) Platform is a unique and powerful web-based resource that provides an inclusive space for women across the world to share and document their experiences and perspectives around land rights – amplifying voices, increasing visibility, building strategic cohesion, and advancing collaboration between WLR stakeholders. Learn more about the Platform and explore the map now.
New members to Stand for Her Land help reinforce data advocacy efforts and improve understanding of impacts of gender-equal land rights.
23 JUNE 2023 — WiLDAF Tanzania and Landesa Tanzania have organized a strategic webinar session to gather more than 100 participants from multidisciplinary groups to reflect and strategize on bridging the policy and practice gap to strengthen women’s land rights, especially for widows.
Stand With Us: A Call to Action for Women’s Land, Housing, and Property Rights for People and Planet
27 JUNE 2023 — The Stand With Us global webinar will bring together Stand for Her Land coalitions and partners from six countries to share their progress in implementing the campaign since its launch in March 2022.
Country coalition lead Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia signed an agreement with the German Agency for International Cooperation and the Ethiopian government’s Women’s Land Rights Task Force to cooperate on strengthening women’s land and property rights in Ethiopia.
We reject the violence that Jemima and the women of the cabildo have faced after making denunciations against an aggressor. We decry the danger to which they are exposed and call for urgency in taking the protective measures that this case deserves.