Statement: The life of one of our colleagues in Colombia is at risk
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.
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.
VIDEO: It’s Time to Stand for Her Land
Learn more about the movement to strengthen women's land rights, and to secure a better future for people and planet.
Report: An analysis on women’s land rights in the rural communities of Bangladesh
This assessment examines identification of legal and policy gaps regarding women’s access to land rights, social norms, and behavioral practices among different communities.
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.