Afrika Nå 26.02.20
For all people, the right to land is the foundation for security, shelter and livelihood. In half of the countries in the world, women are unable to assert equal land and property rights. Although progress has been made in several African countries, patriarchal land ownership systems in many countries mean that women are often dependent on men to access land, even when legal protection is in place. As land rights play a crucial role in inclusive growth and development, what are the consequences of women missing out? And what can be done to make sure the law is being upheld?