Digging deep – The impact of Uganda’s land rush on women’s rights

Land – its access, control and ownership – lies at the heart of power relationships within Uganda. The struggle for land is deeply intertwined with the struggle for women’s rights. Women’s access to and control over resources and economic decision making is fundamental to the achievement of their rights. Despite some progress, inequality between women and men in ownership and control of land remains stark.

Author: Chiara Capraro and Jessica Woodroffe

Organisation(s): Womankind Worldwide (Womankind), the National Association for Women’s Action in Development (NAWAD) and the National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)

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