New documentary explores women’s struggles for customary land rights in Zambia and Mozambique | Land Portal
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This documentary explores women’s struggles for customary land rights.

In sub-Saharan Africa, 90% of land is held under customary tenure.

Half the women in the region lose their land in the event of divorce or death of a spouse.

African governments, civil society organisations and western donors have introduced programmes that advocate for the registration of customary land rights to protect the poor from the rise in demand for land.

This doccie examines the customary land struggles faced by women in Zambia and Mozambique, and their demands

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