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    Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Implications of the Re-turn to the Customary

    Whitehead, Ann, and Dzondki Tsikata. 2003. “Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Implications of the Re-turn to the Customary.” Journal of Agrarian Change 3 (1-2): 67-112.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Clan, Coloniality/Post-Coloniality, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Households, Political Economies, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa Keywords: customary law, land tenure reform, Women's land interests, legal pluralism

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    Human Rights, Formalization and Women’s Land Rights in Southern and Eastern Africa

    Ikdahl, Ingunn, Anne Hellum Randi Kaarhus, Tor A. Benjaminsen, and Patricia Kameri-Mbote. 2005. Human Rights, Formalization and Women’s Land Rights in Southern and Eastern Africa. 26. Aas, Norway: Noragric. 

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    Topics: Economies, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, International Organizations, Rights, Human Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe Keywords: development, economics, law, women's land rights, women, International actors

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    Human Security and Reconstruction Efforts in Rwanda: Impact on the Lives of Women

    Gervais, Myriam. 2004. “Human Security and Reconstruction Efforts in Rwanda: Impact on the Lives of Women.” Development in Practice 13 (5): 542-550.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Gender Equity, Genocide, Households, Livelihoods, NGOs, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights, Security, Human Security Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: women's land rights, women, economic security, socio-political security, reconstruction

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    Promoting Gender Equality Through Development: Land Ownership and Domestic Violence in Nicaragua

    Arenas, Carlos, and Shelly Grabe. 2009. “Promoting Gender Equality Through Development: Land Ownership and Domestic Violence in Nicaragua.” Working Paper, Gender, Development, and Globalization Program, Center for Gender in Global Context, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

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    Topics: Development, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: Nicaragua Keywords: development, domestic violence, gender empowerment, gender relations, women's land rights, gender violence

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    On the Edge of the Law: Women’s Property Rights and Dispute Resolution in Kisii, Kenya

    Henrysson, Elin, and Sandra F. Joireman. 2010. “On the Edge of the Law: Women’s Property Rights and Dispute Resolution in Kisii, Kenya.” Law and Society Review 43 (1): 39-60.

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    Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economies, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Kenya Keywords: Property Rights, gender inequality, rights of ownership, customary law, formal and informal dispute settlements

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    Justice and Power in the Adjudication of Women’s Property Rights in Uganda

    Khadiagala, Lynn S. 2003. “Justice and Power in the Adjudication of Women’s Property Rights in Uganda.” Africa Today 49 (2): 101-121.

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    Topics: Citizenship, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Justice, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Uganda Keywords: women's land rights, legal system, gender

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    Women and Land Tenure in Southern Africa: A Human Rights-Based Approach

    Mutangadura, Gladys. 2004. “Women and Land Tenure in Southern Africa: A Human Rights-Based Approach.” Paper prepared for Session Two: Gender, Land Rights and Inheritance, Church House, Westminister, London, United Kingdom, November 8-9.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Gender Equity, Livelihoods, Rights, Human Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa

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    Land Rights, Gender Equality and Household Food Security: Exploring the Conceptual Links in the Case of India

    Rao, Nitya. 2006. “Land Rights, Gender Equality and Household Food Security: Exploring the Conceptual Links in the Case of India." Food Policy 31: 180-193.

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    Topics: Agriculture, Economies, Food Security, Gender, Women, Men, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Livelihoods, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights, Security Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India Keywords: gender equality, land rights, household food security, gender relations, agricultural policies

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    Formalization of Land Rights in the South: An Overview

    Sjaastad, Espen, and Ben Cousins. 2008. “Formalization of Land Rights in the South: An Overview.” Land Use Policy 26: 1-9.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa Keywords: property, land rights, poverty, development, formalization

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    The Communal Land Rights Act and Women: Does the Act Remedy or Entrench Discrimination and the Distortion of the Customary?

    Claassens, Aninka. 2005. The Communal Land Rights Act and Women: Does the Act Remedy or Entrench Discrimination and the Distortion of the Customary? Cape Town: Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, School of Government, University of the Western Cape.

    Topics: Gender, Women, Gender Equality/Inequality, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa Keywords: women's land rights, land reform, customary law, gender inequality, tenure security

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