Empowering women through land tenure reform: The Rwandan experience

June 2012
Thierry Hoza Ngoga (Rwanda Natural Resources Authority)

Discusses the ongoing Rwandan land tenure reform programme and its impact on women’s land rights. Focuses on the role of women in decision making in the course of developing the legal and regulatory framework, the rights that those tools provide to women and the inclusiveness and protection of women’s land rights in the ongoing land registration programme. Draws on some best practices gleaned from the programme in protecting women’s rights to land.

25-27 June 2012, UN Women, Expert Group Meeting, Good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land, Geneva