Why does it matter who has rights to land in the household?

by renee-giovarelli | http://twitter.com/landesa_global | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Monday, 28 February 2011 16:26 GMT

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In most of the world, families live and work together on their land.  Why does it matter then, who manages the family’s land and other resources?

For an overview of why women’s land rights matter, read this USAID Issue Brief