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Women, Food, Land: Exploring Rule of Law Linkages

Date of Publication: 
Monday, March 6, 2017
About This Publication: 

IDLO’s report provides an overview of the relationship between gender equality, food security and the rule of law.

It examines a number of the key challenges that affect women’s food security and land rights - inadequate laws and policies, implementation failures and barriers to accessing justice - and suggests ways in which rule of law programs might seek to overcome them.

The report lays out a series of recommendations aimed at strengthening the synergies between the rule of law and gender equality within sustainable development programs to ensure food security for everyone.

The recommendations are underpinned by promising practices in using the rule of law to ensure gender equality, land rights and food security for women around the world.