Gender

 

There are 55 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Resettlement and Gender Dimensions of Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

Resettlement and Gender Dimensions of Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

Source: World Development, 2014

Author(s): Sarah Adelmana &Amber Peterman

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Gender, Land

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Evidence shows even low levels of land conflict may undermine land governance and management, constrain agricultural productivity, and serve to perpetuate civil violence. This study estimates the effect of conflict-related displacement experiences on gender-differentiated land outcomes in Northern Uganda. We exploit exogenous variation in displacement to identify impacts on land...

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Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Ecuador, Lebanon, Liberia, Palestine, South Sudan

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 03/04/2014

 

In 2011, NRC embarked on a five-year initiative aiming to increase displaced women’s access to housing, land and property (HLP) rights through international and national advocacy. The project aims to provide well-researched legal, policy and practice recommendations for the humanitarian community, including practitioners, donors, governments and civil society.   The project’s evidence base is drawn from NRC’s...

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After War,  Launching  Liberia’s Future

After War, Launching Liberia’s Future

Source: USAID, 2014

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 20/03/2014

 

LAUNCH is working to empower  tens of thousands of Liberia’s most vulnerable to lift themselves out of poverty. A USAID Food for Peace program, LAUNCH, which is implemented by ACDI/VOCA, Project Concern International (PCI), John Snow Inc. (JSI), and Making Cents International (MCI), supports the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future...

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Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Source: The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), 2011

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/02/2014

 

The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), acting as a consortium, have launched a joint initiative to develop a land policy framework in Africa to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods. Working in close collaboration with...

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Women and Natural Resources:  Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Source: Silja Halle, Adrienne Stork and Cassidy Travis (UNEP, UNDP, UN-Women and PBSO), 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2013

 

This report focuses on the relationship between women and natural resources in conflict-affected settings, and discusses how the management of natural resources can be used to enhance women’s engagement and empowerment in peacebuilding processes. Part I of the report examines the relationship between women and natural resources in peacebuilding contexts,...

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