It is time to honor women as guardians – of the soils that grow our food and the forests that stand as a bulwark against climate change. To honor them is to support their work, learn from their experiences, listen to their wisdom, and include them at all decision-making tables.
Via Diplomatic Courier — At COP27, Stand for Her Land’s Esther Mwaura Muiru and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman speak about climate resilience and food security and how women’s land rights are an essential part of the solution at the intersection of both issues.
Un résumé du lancement en novembre de la campagne Stand for Her Land au Sénégal a été diffusé par Medi1TV Afrique. // A summary of the November launch of the Stand for Her Land Campaign in Senegal was aired by Medi1TV Afrique. (In French)
In Bangladesh’s Sundarbans, life revolves around coastal mangrove forests. But as climate change effects worsen, livelihoods are under threat. Read about what global actors at COP27 can do amid the deepening climate crisis in a piece by ALRD's Moni Rowshan and Landesa's Rachel McMonagle.
Rowshan Moni Jahan, ALRD Deputy Executive Director, explains the vital nature of inclusive land rights for Bangladesh’s climate resilience.
APA News a présenté la coalition Stand for Her Land Sénégal et ses objectifs à terme. //
APA News profiled the Stand for Her Land Senegal coalition and their long-term objectives. (Article in French) ...
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.”
The S4HL Campaign is profiled in a Skoll article for its work at the global and grassroots levels to increase awareness, generate resources, build capacity, and change mindsets about the relationship between women and land.
IPP Media profiled a meeting between land experts, academicians and other stakeholders to ensure women and smallholder producers benefit from foreign and local land-based investments in Tanzania.
Despite women saving and earning more than ever, the number achieving property ownership has stalled
An opinion piece on inews.co.uk mentions the S4HL Campaign's work on gender equality in land.