Editorial: Women's Communal Land Rights

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    This Research Topic explores challenges women face in their efforts to realize their right to land, with a focus on communal land. It analyses the complex web of state, civil society and private actors that are shaping the rapidly changing field of women's right to, and governance of, communal land. Its 5 articles cover a variety of legal, policy and socio-cultural contexts, from Latin America to Africa and Asia. This Editorial presents some common but contrasted trends emerging from these articles, as well as avenues for future research
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number877545
    Pages (from-to)1-3
    Number of pages3
    JournalFrontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
    Early online date21 Apr 2022
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 2022

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    • Sustainable Food Systems
    • land
    • human rights
    • communal land
    • women's rights
    • UNDROP
    • peasants


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