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Women and Land Rights in Lao PDR (June 2020)

This report presents the status of practicing women's land rights through both formal and customary systems and their relations intertwine. women's knowledge about their own land rights is considered, how these rights are protected and how they manifest in their lives, particularly regarding their ability to make land-related decisions. The survey is conducted in seven villages in Vientiane, Savannakhet, Oudomxay and Phongsali provinces.

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Data Resource Preview - Women and Land Rights in Lao PDR: Rural Transformation and a Dream of Secure Land Tenure (English)

Additional Info

Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Lao
  • Agriculture
  • Gender
  • Land policy and administration
  • Land tenure and land titling
  • Women in development
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Oudomxay
  • Phongsaly
  • Savannakhet
  • Vientiane Capital
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 2020

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Co-author (individual) Phetsakhone Somphongbouthakanh Dr. Loes Schenk-Sandbergen
Publication place Vientiane, Lao PDR
Pagination 52
Legacy reference document Women_Land_Rights_LaoPDR_2020.pdf
Keywords gender analysis,land tenure
Date uploaded January 29, 2021, 02:28 (UTC)
Date modified January 29, 2021, 15:49 (UTC)