Discussion
Canceled

Land rights for women as a factor for development

In half of the world, women are still unable to assert their land and property rights. Although inroads have been made over the years on the legal side, the gap between law and practice remains. According to FAO data, agricultural productivity could be enhanced by 20% to 30% if more women would have secure tenure of the land they are working on. In many societies, be it in Latin America, Sub-Sahara Africa or even in the Balkans, discriminatory social practices still prevent to harvest the benefits for socio-economic development that secure land rights for women could bring. Therefore, we invite you to discuss with our panelists how a lack of understanding of laws within communities and families can be addressed, how women can gain better access to legal services and how also other relevant factors such as financial instruments need to be adjusted.

Details

In light of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), this event has been cancelled.

 

Light dinner will be served.

 

Please RSVP @ newyork@kas.de


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Working language English
Translation provided in French and Spanish

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Venue

KAS New York Office
220 E 42nd Street, Suite 3300,
10075 New York
USA
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Speakers

  • Minister Hasina Safi - Minister for Information and Culture | Afghanistan
    • Ambassador Teuta Sahatquija
      • Kosovo | Prof. Nejiba Boukadida
      • University of Carthage
      • Tunisia | Roukiatou Sow Maiaga
      • Membre de la Cooperative Djam Wéli
      • Dori
      • Burkina Faso | Tomasa Yarhui Jacome
      • Indigenous Leader Quechua community
      • Sucre
      • Bolivia
    Contact

    Barbara Sabitzer

    Barbara Sabitzer KAS

    Program Manager

    barbara.sabitzer@kas.de +1 (646) 852 -6500

    Partner

    Emblem of Afghanistan