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eviction

Eviction is the removal of someone from their occupation of land or property.

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Reports & Research
June 2017
South Africa

Issues surrounding labour tenancy in South Africa are controversial and complex. The issue is controversial in that that it currently reflects a struggle over access to land and tenure security that spans more than a century.

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Reports & Research
April 2017
Global

The world is increasingly encroaching on indigenous peoples’ traditional lands. Around the globe, indigenous communities are forced to cede ground to state development, corporate land grabs, rising sea levels, environmental degradation, and population growth. The right to land provides the basis for access to food, housing, and development.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

While women’s rights to land and property are protected under the Kenyan Constitution of 2010 and in various national statutes, in practice, women remain disadvantaged and discriminated. The main source of restriction is customary laws and practices, which continue to prohibit women from owning or inheriting land and other forms of property.

Conference Papers & Reports
January 2017
Global

Cada día, más mujeres y hombres, usuarios familiares y comunitarios de tierras y recursos naturales, son precarizados, despojados de sus recursos y expulsados de sus territorios: campesinas y campesinos, pastores nómadas, ganaderos, pescadores, habitantes de los bosques… (Talleres 1, 2, 3, 5).

Conference Papers & Reports
January 2017
Global

Every day, more and more family/small holder users of land and natural resources find themselves made more insecure, deprived of their resources and evicted from their land. This affects peasants, nomadic herders, livestock farmers, fishermen and fisherwomen, forest dwellers … (Workshops 1, 2, 3, 5). This change is a dramatic one, affecting the whole of humanity.

Conference Papers & Reports
January 2017
Global

Chaque jour, toujours plus de femmes et hommes utilisateurs familiaux et communautaires des terres et ressources naturelles sont précarisés, dépossédés de leur ressources et évincés de leurs territoires : paysannes et paysans, pasteurs nomades, éleveurs, pêcheurs, habitants des forêts… (ateliers 1, 2, 3, 5).

Legislation & Policies
November 2016
South Africa

SALGA supports the amendments on tenure grants although it proposed that the provision of bulk services for alternative land and the delivery of municipal services should also be included in the tenure grant. SALGA supports the amendments as it affects limitations on evictions and additional rights to occupiers.

Reports & Research
November 2016
Myanmar

In Burma, where 70 percent of people earn a living through agriculture, securing land is often equivalent to securing a livelihood.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2016
Argentina

El art. 231 bis del Código Procesal Penal de la Provincia de Buenos Aires habilita al magistrado judicial ante el posible delito de de usurpación –en cualquier estado del proceso y aun antes de la declaración del imputado ( art 308 CPP)- a reintegrar el inmueble al damnificado.