Women's Land and Property Rights in Three Eastern Africa Countries

This paper reviews the reality of women’s land and property rights in three Eastern Africa countries: Kenya, Sudan and Ethiopia. It considers legal and other impediments hindering these rights in situations of conflict and reconstruction. It also outlines the practical problems faced by women in connection with the legal and traditional structures regarding land and property rights, and makes some suggestions about how the situation can be rectified.

Автор: 
MWAGIRU MAKUMI
Year: 
1998
Source publication: 
Paper presented at the Inter-Regional Consultation in Kigali, Rwanda, February 1998