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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2021

L’importance de l’accès à la terre aux femmes n’est plus à démontrer, eu égard aux impératifs liés à la réalisation des objectifs de développement durable.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
South Africa

Tenure governance is a complex and multi-dimensional issue that requires cross-sectoral and holistic approaches, gathering the resources, information and expert skills of a variety of actors while exploring innovative, polycentric multi-stakeholder governance arrangements to address collective action challenges.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2020

This article explores the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for public transport. Three elements are explored. Firstly, the short-term effects, including perceptions of public transport as a vector of virus transmission and shifts towards less-sustainable modes of transport.

Reforming the Land Policies and Land Laws in Sri Lanka
Reports & Research
November 2019
Sri Lanka

Institute for Constitutional Studies (ICS) commissioned a study on Key Land Laws in Sri Lanka during 2017-2018 in order to identify the priority areas for which the attention of policy makers and the administrators is required. These policy briefs are prepared focusing on the five important areas identified by that study.

Agreements & Contracts
December 2018
Central America

Históricamente América Central es una región con importantes niveles de inequidad en la distribución y uso de los recursos naturales.

Inequality in Bhutan
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018

As global inequality is dropping, inequality within countries is rising. The problem of inequality is a cause for concern for nations as it undermines democracy and reduces welfare. Bhutan, a developing country in South Asia, also faces rising inequality. Based on the experience of the kidu system in Bhutan, this paper argues that the system is effective in reducing inequality of opportunity.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2016

This report, which focuses on Kenya, constitutes one of four country-wide assessments produced under the overall project.

Women and Property Rights
Reports & Research
December 2011

While there is no right to land codified in international human rights law, the Convention for the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), provides for women’s right to own and inherit property without discrimination on the basis of sex. Afghanistan ratified CEDAW in 2003, without reservations.