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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.

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