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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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    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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    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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    The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Land Rights – Case Studies from Kenya

    Aliber, Michael, Cherryl Walker, Mumbi Machera, Paul Kamau, Charles Omondi, and Karuti Kanyinga. 2004. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Land Rights: Case Studies from Kenya. Cape Town: HSRC Publisher.

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    Topics: Economies, Economic Inequality, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Health, HIV/AIDS, Households, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Kenya

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    Why Do Some Men Use Violence against Women and How Can We Prevent It?- Quantitative Findings from the United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific

    Fulu, Emma, X. Warner, S. Miedema, R. Jewkes, T. Roselli and J. Lang. 2013. Why Do Some Men Use Violence against Women and How Can We Prevent It? - Quantitative Findings from the United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok: UN Partners for Prevention.

    Topics: Domestic Violence, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights, Sexual Violence, Rape, SV against men Regions: Asia, Oceania

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    The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

    Ross, Michael L. 2012. The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Development, Economies, Extractive Industries, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Globalization, Governance, Households, Livelihoods, Multi-national Corporations, Political Economies, Political Participation, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights

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    Gender Issues in Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Women

    Ogunlela, Yemisi I., and Aisha A. Mukhtar. 2009. “Gender Issues in Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria: The Role of Women.” Humanity & Social Sciences Journal 4 (1): 19–30.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Agriculture, Development, Food Security, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Households, Livelihoods, NGOs, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Nigeria Keywords: agriculture, food security, gender inequality, household economy, Nigeria, women farmers

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