Her Land. Her Rights.
United Nations – Droughts are among the greatest threats to sustainable development, with forecasts estimating that by 2050 droughts may affect over three-quarters of the world’s population.
Women are major actors in the global efforts to reduce and reverse land degradation. However, in the vast majority of countries, women have unequal and limited access to and control over land.
Women face significant barriers in securing land rights, limiting their ability to thrive and prosper, and when land becomes degraded and water is scarce, women are often the worst affected.
“Her land. Her rights”, emphasizes that investing in women’s equal access to land and associated assets is a direct investment in their future and the future of humanity. It’s time for women and girls to be at the forefront of global land restoration and drought resilience efforts.Read More