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Land Matters for Women

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Why we should care about women’s right to land ?

A Joint conversation of devex with Usaid, Chemonics, Tetra Tech and Reuters on land matters for women.  IFPRI senior researcher Agnes Quisumbing said that women’s land rights in many societies are derived through their male relatives. A husband’s death or divorce often results in a women’s loss of access to land. In fact, a large number of African Women are the ones who work in the field, produce the food and take care of feeding families.

via Land Matters for Women.

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