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gender equity

Fairness of treatment for women and men according to their respective needs. A gender equity goal often requires measures to rectify the imbalances between the sexes, in particular to compensate for the historical and social disadvantages of women. Equity can be understood as the means, where equality is the end. Equity leads to equality.

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Reports & Research
June 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Equatorial Guinea

Les forêts communautaires ont été invoquées pour la première fois lors de la réforme de la loi de 1994 sur les forêts au Cameroun.

Women’s Land-Related Human Rights in Mozambique:
Journal Articles & Books
June 2022

Mozambique is a State Party to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

BTI 2022 Country Report Armenia
Reports & Research
May 2022

The crucial event in the reporting period was undoubtedly Armenia’s war with Azerbaijan. On September 27, 2020 Azerbaijan started its war on Nagorno-Karabakh, a long-disputed region called Artsakh in Armenia, which lasted for 44 days.

Booklet Just transition call for action on mining in South Africa
Institutional & promotional materials
May 2022
South Africa

From 24 to 26 November 2020, the three organisations comprising the Life After Coal campaign, Earthlife Africa (Johannesburg), the Centre for Environmental Rights and ground Work, met virtually to develop a shared Open Agenda on the Just Transition.

Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2022

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (Tenure Guidelines), we, organizations of small-scale food producers, Indigenous Peoples, workers, urban communities and civil society, underline the critical importance of land, fisheries and forests for achieving social, environmental, gender and intergenerational j

mujeres rurales ecuador
May 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean

PRIMER INFORME Sombra de Mujeres de los Pueblos y Nacionalidades del Ecuador al Comité sobre la Eliminación de la Discriminación contra las mujeres- CEDAW Somos mujeres de la selva, de los páramos y de las orillas del mar de la tierra del sol recto.

BTI 2022 Country Report Azerbaijan
Reports & Research
May 2022

During the reporting period, the consolidation of authoritarian rule in Azerbaijan continued. Snap parliamentary elections in February 2020 did not meet international standards for free and fair competition. However, some notorious high-ranking state officials were fired, and corrupt local level administrators detained on corruption charges.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2022

Au Sénégal, où 80 % de la production est fournie par les petites exploitations agricoles, l’agriculture et l’élevage constituent les principaux secteurs d’activité économique du pays.