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Women and land rights in Uganda

Evelyn Nyakoojo

Women and land rights in Uganda

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Published by Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Women and land use planning -- Uganda.,
    • Land tenure -- Uganda.,
    • Women -- Uganda.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-48).

      Statementby Evelyn Nyakoojo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD984.Z63 N93 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 48 p. ;
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3739381M
      LC Control Number2003408898


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Women's Land Rights in Uganda by Leslie Hannay Last updated Guide Contents I. Introduction & Background Introduction & How to Women and land rights in Uganda book This Guide Background Acknowledgments II. Formal Legal Framework for Women’s Land and Property Rights Introduction Constitution Land Act National Land Policy Registration of Titles Act File Size: KB.

Because many customary tenure arrangements discriminate against women and have failed to protect women from losing their access to land, a Women and land rights in Uganda book of activists in Uganda have argued for legal solutions that guarantee women the same land rights as men.

Women Women and land rights in Uganda book held rights to own land, influence crucial political decisions made by men, and cultivate crops for their own profit. When cash-crop agriculture became lucrative, as in southeastern Uganda in the s, men often claimed rights to land owned by their female relatives, and their claims were supported by local councils and protectorate Maternal mortality (per ,): ().

Women and Land in Africa: A Case Study from Senegal Ngone Diop Tine and Mouhamadou Sy 7. Gender, Land and Rights: Contemporary Contestations in Law, Policy and Practice in Uganda Winnie Bikaako and John Ssenkumba PART II: KEY LAND RIGHTS ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 8.

Cameroon: Overcoming Custom, Discrimination and Powerlessness 9. In Uganda, where there was very active lobbying by the Uganda Land Alliance for both men and women to be listed in title deeds as co-owners, the bill came to parliament repeatedly and failed each.

women’s land rights in Kenya, it provides the reader with a broad assessment of the status of women’s rights and challenges. Section II provides a summary of File Size: KB. 6 / Women’s rights in Uganda: gaps between policy and practice 1. Introduction Background to and objectives of the FIDH/FHRI fact-finding mission This report is part of the campaign, “Africa for women’s rights: ratify and respect “ launched by FIDH and its Women and land rights in Uganda book and national partners in In its thirteen thematic chapters, this book discusses the challenges and successes of the women's movement in Uganda.

Most of the authors are Ugandan women scholars who draw on their own extensive research and on literature not available outside of the country to analyze the impact of the movement in various spheres. In the early s, an interest in women and their connection with the Women and land rights in Uganda book was sparked, largely by a book written by Esther Boserup entitled Woman's Women and land rights in Uganda book in Economic Development.

Starting in the s, policy makers and governments became more mindful of the connection between the environment and gender issues. Changes began to be made regarding natural resource and environmental.

More than 80 percent of land in Uganda is held under undocumented customary law. Some scholars and advocates warn that this is a hindrance to womens land rights because of the commonly held view that customary tenure generally favors men.

However, women in many places, including northern Uganda, have strong land rights enshrined in the customs and traditions of their tribes. permission from the International Center for Research on Women and the Uganda Land Alliance.

However, these organizations request that they be cited as the source of the information. Uganda Property Rights Toolkit - 2 10/7/10 PMFile Size: 2MB. On a broader level, we can safeguard girls’ futures by supporting their education. Women’s rights are human rights, and we all must do our part to protect them.

Respecting Uganda’s whole population – men and women – will lead to a healthier, safer, and more prosperous future for everyone. Abstract. This chapter examines the status of women’s land rights and their implications for agricultural productivity in Uganda.

The study finds that women had ownership rights over 32% of the surveyed parcels and use rights over 16% of the : Francis Mwesigye, Madina Guloba, Mildred Barungi. Uganda: The Fight for Women's Land Rights Ugandan women provide % of agricultural and food production labor but only own between % of the lands.

There are no laws explicitly prohibiting women from owning land, but customary and inheritance laws make it difficult for Ugandan women to own land. Ratify. Although Uganda ratified the Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) init is yet to ratify its Optional Protocol and has not ratified the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol).

The women's movements in Uganda flourished in the mid-eighties, influencing diverse spheres of life. They have since become exemplary in Africa, and have led many advances in women's rights. The contributors of this book look at the achievements of the movements from their roots in the post-independence period to the contemporary moment.

laws under the Ugandan Constitution and the Land Act. The Uganda Constitution “is heralded as one of the most gender neutral with regard to property rights in Sub-Saharan Africa including land rights, both in content and language. It accords both men and women the same status and rights” (Rugadya et al., ).

This is an educational documentary on women's land and property rights in Uganda. Presenter: Ms. Barbara Angopa. Guest panelists: Ms.

Sarah Bagalaaliwo (founding member of. Despite all the UN has supposedly spent over the past few decades to promote women's rights and to instill western values into the Third World it can be seen that in Uganda, at least, the effort has failed.

This book is a great read and brings forth a lot of light on a very neglected aspect of the Third World, particularly in Uganda/5(35). Land is one of the most important ways to generate income in Uganda, which makes it central to maintaining women’s rights and improving food security.

Located in northern Uganda, the Karamoja region faced years of insecurity due to the breakdown of traditional agro-pastoralist livelihoods, climatic shocks, and armed cattle raiding. Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda1 Kindi Fredrick Immanuel2 MICROCON Research Working Paper 26 June Abstract: Since the late s tothe northern region of Uganda underwent an armed conflict between the government of Uganda and the rebel group led by Joseph by: 6.

Women’s rights in Uganda: gaps between policy and practice The report, based on findings of an investigation mission conducted in Decemberhighlights that the adoption of legislation to regulate marriage and divorce has been pending for over 14 years and that, in the absence of such a law, protection is piecemeal and fractured and.

The Land and Equity Movement in Uganda (LEMU) has spent several years researching the grassroots realities of women's land rights in Uganda, and. Despite laws on the books giving women the right to own land, Bikaako found that the idea that women need independent rights to land is still controversial in Uganda.

And while they may have rights under the law, in practice only a very few women own land in Uganda. Inheritance in most parts of Uganda is patrilineal, the author explains. In Uganda, women and girls continue to face gender-based discrimination and violence.

Only one-third of women own land, for example, and one in. Uganda has attracted much attention and political visibility for its significant economic recovery after a catastrophic decline. In her groundbreaking book, Aili Mari Tripp provides extensive data and analysis of patterns of political behavior and institutions by focusing on Cited by:   For women in particular, many are facing a lot of challenges especially related to access, ownership and use of land.

Using data that was qualitatively gathered in two IDP camps in Gulu district, northern Uganda, the paper examines these by: 6. How can women’s land rights be best protected in the National Land Policy.

respect for their own PPRR. (In the north and east of Uganda, this is the responsibility of the clan.) National Policy should be that authority and responsibility come with accountability. Customary authorities should. For Employers: Property Rights in Uganda, Men and Women and Property and more on AfricaPay Uganda Limited flexibility of some assets such as land; Taxes and utility bills.

Read more. This book is the result of a recent field study conducted between May and July in Uganda by the Uganda Land Alliance. The ULA’s documentation team embarked on field trips in 8 different country districts (Amuru, Apac, Gulu, Pader, Hoima, Kyenjojo, Mubende and Jinja) to establish the progress women have made vis a vis their rights to land and identified individuals who have made gains in ‘.

Women’s Property Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS – Uganda By: UGANET, UNDP This resource provides case studies that depict the plight of various women in Uganda struggling with land rights and HIV/AIDS and how UGANET approaches their cases.

UN member States endorsed the Agenda and committed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 Global Goals, in a year period. The Agenda for Sustainable Development contains land-related targets and indicators under SDGs 1, 2, 5, 11 and It is therefore important for Uganda to unleash the full productive potential of female as well as male economic actors, if it is to achieve high and sustained rates of pro-poor growth.

This book considers the relationship between gender and economic growth in Uganda in the specific context of promoting women's business and by: Land Rights in Africa: The Case of Uganda AILI MARI TRIPP ABSTRACT Much of the literature on women and land tenure in Africa has viewed the introduction of land titling, registration, and the privatization of land under colonialism and after independence as a setback for women, leaving women in a.

Women's Movements, Customary Law, and Land Rights in Africa: The Case of Uganda Article in African Studies Quarterly 36(4) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Aili Tripp.

Women’s Rights to Land Ownership in Uganda: Policy and Practice Deogratias Acidri, B.A. (Social Sciences), M. Soc. (Social Policy) Abstract This article examines whether land rights granted to women by the legal and policy framework in Uganda translates into actual ownership.

Land is an important resourceAuthor: Deogratias Acidri, M. Soc. Get this from a library. Decentralized land administration and women's land rights in Uganda: an analysis of the legal regime, state institutional arrangements and practice.

[Maureen Nakirunda]. Women of Uganda Network. Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a Network of over Organisations the majority of which are in urban areas, but some are in rural areas with poor access to the Internet.

Founded in Maywe are dedicated to aiding women and women's organizations in the use of information and communication technologies. Women are primary users of land and provide the bulk of “non-contractible” agricultural labour in Uganda.

Despite this, men dominate the majority of decisions related to land use and management, and the security of women’s land tenure can be tenuous. Insecurity associated with women’s rights to land.

A glance at the human rights situation of the Batwa People, the Benet People and Pastoralist communities The Batwa people of Uganda: status of a long fight for land rights recognition The Indigenous Batwa people: past and present Originally, the Batwa were forest-dwelling hunter-gatherers, living and practising theirFile Size: 1MB.

AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAw, CUSTOMS, AND WOMEN'S Pdf 89 guardianship, inheritance, appointment to traditional offices, exercise of traditional authority, and age of majority. It tends to see women as adjuncts to the group to which they belong, such as a clan or tribe, rather than by: Making Women’s Download pdf Rights a Reality in Uganda: Advocacy for Co-Ownership by Spouses Jacqueline Asiimwe† There is a human face to the problem of women and land reform in Uganda.

The following stories are typical of the plight of women in many rural areas of Uganda and indicate why women’s land rights are high on.The Land Law reform guaranteed minimum representation for women in key decision-making institutions ebook land and other key resources (11).; The land management hierarchy starts with the Uganda Land Commission, which is responsible for any government land and related issues.