Woman picking coffee beans in Kibale Forest, Uganda.
To advance secure and equitable women’s land rights by building a unified, locally-driven movement and bridging the implementation gap.
Despite legal frameworks guaranteeing women’s land rights and substantial local work to strengthen these rights, women in Uganda face persistent challenges in claiming and securing their rights to land.
Stand for Her Land Uganda is using the power of collective advocacy and capacity-sharing to leverage the current opportunity to transform gender paradigms and achieve lasting change for women’s land rights.
KEY FOCUS AREAS
ACTIVITIES: A SNAPSHOT
S4HL Uganda is expanding the existing media campaign around women’s land rights, using the Coalition Lead’s vast experience in community radio, social media, TV, press conferences, and national stakeholder engagements.
The S4HL Uganda Coalition will convene government officials and other key stakeholders at roundtable gatherings to share pilot project lessons, best practices, and outcomes from land rights registration processes. The Coalition will work within existing multi-stakeholder platforms and national venues centered on women’s land rights and adjacent areas.
At the community level, S4HL Uganda is working to integrate gender-transformative approaches in the land rights registration and land dispute resolution processes on mailo and customary land through community dialogues to identify and transform existing harmful norms limiting women’s land rights.
Coordinator: Uganda Community-Based Association for Women and Children’s Welfare (UCOBAC)
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