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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.
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.
In a video blog marking the International Day of Rural Women, Victoria Stanley and Anna Wellenstein of the World Bank discuss three “headlines” one may encounter on women and land.
After her husband's death in Liberia's civil war, Martha returned to her farm, where she lived with her in-laws. There was a stand of rubber trees that she and her husband had planted before the war, and the harvests became her primary source of income. Life continued that way for years...