Dans de nombreux pays africains, les femmes ont le droit légal de posséder des terres, mais cela ne signifie pas grand-chose dans les régions où prédomine le droit coutumier.
Studies-Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Women in many African countries have a legal right to
own land, but this often means little in areas where
“customary law” prevails. As a result, researchers in two
countries have come to believe that women’s securityPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Sections 20 and 24 of the Republican Constitution of Malawi are to the effect that rural women should not be discriminated against.Published dateTuesday, January 1, 2013 - 00:00
Papers-Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
IDRC's Democratic Governance, Women's Rights and Gender Equality initiative is supporting a body of comparative research on whether and how democratic processes and institutions are responding to women's rights and gender equality.
Rural women remain disempowered, have no access to meaningful economic empowerment, few of them own property, and due to these disadvantaged positions, are targets for gender based violence.Published dateFriday, November 1, 2013 - 00:00