Study shows how training is shaping women’s awareness of their land rights

May 2021
IIED (Aissata Hathie and Ibrahima Dia)

A recent study of two Senegalese villages showed how training women on land access is helping them claim their land rights. But disparities in results between locations and the use of customary practices as the preferred way of accessing land highlighted that civil society organisations’ strategies and approaches need to reflect local realities and ensure women from different groups and geographies also benefit.