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This page contains selected guides and resources that we want to bring to our users’ attention. We will continue to add to and update this page, but this is not an exhaustive list. If you have recommendations for guides that we should include, please contact us by emailing rc[at]resourceequity.org

GOVERNING LAND FOR WOMEN AND MEN: A TECHNICAL GUIDE (FAO)

This FAO technical guide shares hands-on experiences and approaches for improving gender equity in land tenure governance. It provides advice on good practices, focusing on governing land tenure in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. The guide is organized into 5 modules: Policy-making, Legal issues, Institutions, Technical issues, and Communication. These...

WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS TOOLKIT (ILC)

WLR Toolkit by ILC

ILC’s Women’s Land Rights Toolkit shares five useful tools for promoting and reinforcing women’s land rights. These tools can be adapted to different contexts and areas of work, to affect change at the global, national, and community levels. The toolkit begins with an introduction on how to use the materials and then covers the 5 tools: Alternative Reporting, Earth Festivals, Family Land Rights...

Realizing Women’s Rights to Land in the Law (FAO)

Realizing Women's Rights to Land in the Law

SDG Goal 5 calls for Gender Equality.  One indicator of gender equality is: “The Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control” (Indicator 5.a.2). Indicator 5.a.2 collects all existing national policy objectives, draft provisions, legal provisions and implementing legislation that reflect good practices...