Realizing Women’s Rights to Land, 2nd edition | Virtual Launch


BACKGROUND

Women’s secure access to land and resources supports their independence and autonomy, provides for their day-to-day needs and those of their families and allows them to weather some of life’s most difficult challenges.

Women’s rights to land and other productive resources are essential to realizing gender equality and the enjoyment of various human rights. Advancing women’s land rights is an integral part of the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The second edition of Realizing Women’s Rights to Land and Other Productive Resources, co-published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), aims to support laws, policies and programmes necessary to respect, protect and fulfil women’s rights in land governance.

VIRTUAL LAUNCH

OHCHR and UN Women will co-host a virtual launch of the publication with experts and practitioners discussing:

  • Significance of women’s human rights in land governance and their relevance for attainment of the SDGs
  • Urgency to realize women’s rights to land in the face of pressing global threats
  • Lessons learnt from efforts to support women’s land rights and tenure security


REGISTRATION

Link to register and attend the webinar here

PUBLICATION

Link to the publication  - on UN Women website  and on OHCHR website

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