“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.

A campaign to strengthen women’s land rights | TALK SHOW

Jimmy Ochom (Oxfam Uganda) and Doreen Kobusingye (National Land Coalition) were interviewed on NTV Uganda's live talk show about closing the implementation gap on women's land rights.

Nation Leadership Forum: Women’s rights are human rights

Stand for Her Land partnered with Nation Media Group to host the Nation Leadership Forum in Kampala, Uganda. The event brought together representatives from government, civil society, and grassroots women to discuss issues of land governance, gender equality, and how women are organizing to break down barriers to land rights in Uganda and across Africa.

S4HL kicks off in Senegal, Ethiopia, and Uganda

In February, Stand for Her Land embarked on a monthlong Africa launch tour through Senegal and Uganda, culminating in a regional launch event in Nairobi, Kenya on International Women’s Day.

Global women’s land rights campaign launches in Africa

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Coalitions call for bold investments to secure women’s land rights – 
to set the course for a more climate resilient and sustainable future 

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Nairobi, 8 March 2022— Leaders and campaigners from across the world today launched Stand for Her Land in Africa, a global advocacy ...

The foundation for women’s empowerment, global food security and the eradication of poverty is beneath our feet

Beth Roberts, Landesa's Center for Women's Land Rights Director, explores the critical importance of securing women's land rights and provides an update on recent activities under the Stand For Her Land campaign.

Why we need S4HL in Uganda

Life for Santa and her children would have been less of a challenge if she didn’t have to live in constant fear as she struggled to protect her major source of livelihood: her land. Read about her journey to secure her land rights.

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.