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Deck Stacked Against Women's Land Rights in Asia


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AWAY AWHI
- 2401 days ago - ipsnews.net
Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership, according to a new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), an environmental non-governmental organisation.



   

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 4:21 am
Noted.
 

pam w (139)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:50 am
Maybe some day.....
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 5:05 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 5:40 pm
This makes me angry TY Cal
 

Nicole W (646)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:05 pm
not surprised
 

Robert O (12)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 1:26 am
Not surprising at all, but hopefully one day that will change. Fingers crossed.
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 12:22 pm
Women may have may achieved gains in the corporate world, by as far as the poor female land owner, the story is much different.
Without the financial means to have somebody fight for them, women in the rural areas are simply targets;
 

Janet G (0)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 1:50 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 8:37 pm
Sad to hear...
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 9:07 pm
Thanks Cal--again.
 

Marie W (67)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 11:12 pm
Women always need to watch their backs.
 
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