16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

The denial of women’s land rights is a form of gender-based violence. Learn more about the action we're taking and what you can do to stand up and speak out against GBV.

Launch of the Stand for Her Land Campaign in Colombia

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 rise and rise of African feminists’ movements

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.”

Statement: We repudiate the femicide of Eva Amaya

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.

“Bridge the gap” and deliver land rights to women, say campaigners

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.

A campaign to strengthen women’s land rights | TALK SHOW

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.

S4HL kicks off in Senegal, Ethiopia, and Uganda

In February, Stand for Her Land embarked on a monthlong Africa launch tour through Senegal and Uganda, culminating in a regional launch event in Nairobi, Kenya on International Women’s Day.

NEW VIDEO: It’s Time to Stand for Her Land

Stand for Her Land is driving lasting change to make land rights a reality for millions of women around the world.

Women in Senegal face challenges accessing land and livelihoods

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 us! S4HL Campaign Launch at International Women’s Day Regional Convening

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.