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Womenȇs Land Rights and Tenure Security in Uganda Experiences from Mbale, apac and Ntungamo  Published Popular

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Womenȇs Land Rights and Tenure Security in Uganda - Experiences from Mbale, apac and Ntungamo.pdf

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Womenȇs Land Rights and Tenure Security in Uganda   Experiences from Mbale, apac and Ntungamo

In many parts of rural Africa land constitutes the primary source from which millions of people derive their daily livelihoods.

Women’s Rights to Land Ownership in Uganda: Policy and Practice  Published Popular

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Women’s Rights to Land Ownership in Uganda: Policy and Practice

This article examines whether land rights granted to women by the legal and policy framework in Uganda translates into actual ownership.  Land is an important resource for women given their role in agriculture.  This article, however, argues that despite a relatively impressive list of existing laws that provide rights to land, actual ownership by women remains merely theoretical.