Pursuing Gender Equality in Land Administration

February 2014
Helle Munk Ravnborg & Rachel Spichiger (DIIS Policy Brief)

Ensuring gender equality with respect to land rights is hailed as a key element of the recent land reforms, but actual results are limited. Achieving gender equality requires a comprehensive focus on land, family and other laws, including customary, and on their implementation on the ground. Summarises the findings from a series of reports reviewing progress made and challenges remaining to achieve gender equality with respect to land rights.