Gender and Land Statistics | Land Portal

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December 2015
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Although there is global consensus that women’s land rights are fundamental for the realization of food security and rural development, accurate and reliable statistics to monitor the attainment and realisation of these rights are still lacking. Indeed, the lack of clear and accurate statistics on landownership and land management– that are disaggregated by sex - is problematic for developing clear policy responses to, and for monitoring of, inequalities faced by women and men in rural areas (Doss et al. , 2015).

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Ana Paula De La O Campos, Nynne Warring And Chiara Brunelli
(Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations)

Cheryl Doss And Caitlin Kieran (CGIAR Research Program On Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) led by the International Food Policy Research Institute)

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