Three working papers for the women's inheritance and property rights theme were written under the WRRC Programme:

One of the most fundamental stumbling blocks encountered and reported by the project partners of the WRRC-SWG was the difficulty of adequately addressing the many and diverse issues around the denial and oppression of women’s rights in sexuality, especially in the context of fundamentalist and anti-women ‘religious’ interpretations and practices, which are spreading in many parts of the globe, in particular, in Asian and African countries, with disastrous consequences for women’s rights and well-being.


The multi-country network on Women's Inheritance and Property Rights (WIPR) organised panels at the World Social Forum (7-9 February 2011, Dakar), which focused on three key topics:

Oxfam is a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering. 

OHCHR is the United Nations office with primary responsibility for promoting and protecting the enjoyment and full realization of human rights for all. The website contains all information, publication and link related with human rights; bodies, treaties, instruments. 

Relevant web pages: - 35k - 2010-10-24;

Musawah - for Equality in the Family is a good source generally on equality in the family and Muslim communities. is a non-profit public website with no affiliation to any particular Islamic group or party. provides information to help understand the true stance Islam takes on gender issues and the role of women. Content includes women status in Islam, marriage and family life.
International Land Coalition is a global alliance of civil society and intergovernmental organizations working together to promote secure and equitable access to and control over land for poor women and men through advocacy, dialogue and capacity building. Its website has a section on arguments for women's access to land, initiatives, participatory research, an annotated bibliography etc.
The International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC) is an independent, non-profit research organisation established in 1995. It is an Association under Articles 60ff of the Swiss Civil Code. It has offices in the International Environment House in Geneva (Switzerland) and Nairobi (Kenya). IELRC has a directly related to issues of equity, for instance concerning the situation of women in environmental management (gender concerns) or the relations between states in international law (differential treatment).
A global research institute with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and New Delhi, India. It also has project offices in Mumbai and Hyderabad. ICRW is comprised of social scientists, economists, public health specialists and demographers, all of whom are experts in gender relations. We are thought leaders driven by a passion to alleviate poverty and rectify injustice in the world.
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