#Land Rights

  • Article: Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    Women Make Up 52% of the Cabinet in Rwanda. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more

  • Article: Australia ‘Rights a Historic Wrong’ by Closing the Uluru Climb Forever

    Australia ‘Rights a Historic Wrong’ by Closing the Uluru Climb Forever

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 29, 2019

    The tradition has long divided visitors, the Australian government, and traditional custodians. Read more

  • Article: Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out

    Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 15, 2019

    The filling of lakes in favor of malls and apartments impacts the livelihoods of the city's poor. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Women Are Still Landless Despite Global Push for Gender Equality

    Millions of Women Are Still Landless Despite Global Push for Gender Equality

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 26, 2019

    More than 400 million women farm, yet only about 15% of farmland is owned by women. Read more

  • Article: South Africans Evicted From Their Homes Are Fighting for Urban Land Reform

    South Africans Evicted From Their Homes Are Fighting for Urban Land Reform

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 6, 2018

    Five years ago people were evicted to make way for housing for members of the ANC. Read more

  • Article: Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    Tens of Millions Fear Losing Their Homes or Land in the Next Five Years

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 17, 2018

    Many fear they'll lose their homes because of land rights and gender discriminatory policies. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Is Rolling Back 20 Years Worth of Environmental Protection Policies

    Brazil Is Rolling Back 20 Years Worth of Environmental Protection Policies

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 16, 2017

    Brazil is backsliding on its commitments to protect the Amazon rainforest and indigenous people. Read more

  • Video: What does it take to "land" equality for women in Rwanda?

    What does it take to "land" equality for women in Rwanda?

    By Meghan Werft|TakePart|Nov. 14, 2015

    Land right laws changed for women in Rwanda 16 years ago but it's still not easy. Read more