Beyond Title: How to Secure Land Tenure for Women

March 2020
World Resources Institute (Celine Salcedo-La Vina)

This commentary highlights the importance of land tenure security for women and indigenous peoples. Land titles are often used as a proxy for women’s land security, but focusing on titling alone does not lead to greater tenure security for women. To ensure tenure security, the development community, policymakers and practitioners must expand the range of interventions that address constraints women face when exercising their land rights.