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Louise in her home

Scaling alternative justice for Kenya’s landless widows

Louise Achieng Juma’s life changed abruptly in 2012 when her husband Yusuf was tragically killed in a car accident. Pregnant and mother to six other children between the ages of two and fifteen, Louise was left to fend for herself. Devastated by the loss, at least she had the land on which to grow crops and shelter her family. Or so she thought.

Ghana needs a grievance mechanism to secure women’s land rights

As advocates for women’s land rights, isn’t it time we support the establishment of land-rights-specific grievance mechanisms?

Letter from Buganda: Let us rise together and Stand For Her Land

In Uganda, registered land is still at 20%, and out of that women are only a meager 5%-26%. There is an urgent need to address the historical injustices and colonial legacies, which have resulted in several challenges.

Two women smiling together

Property and Partnerships: Empowering women across the world in combating gender inequality

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - As urbanization gallops through every corner of the world and more and more people are moving into urban areas, many societies face the challenge of dealing with land and housing.

Women in Half the World Still Denied Land, Property Rights Despite Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Global campaign Stand For Her Land aims to bridge gap between law and practice so that women can realize their equal rights to land.

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