Children and women's rights to property and inheritance in Mozambique


Children and women's
rights to property
and inheritance in
Mozambique

Elements for an effective intervention strategy

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SAVE THE CHILDREN IN MOZAMBIQUE
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)
Rome, 2009



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Table of Contents

Part 1   [221Kb]

    Contents
    Acknowledgements
    Executive Summary

Part 2   [295Kb]

    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL NORMS AND VALUES
    Property and inheritance within the traditional extended family
    Religion, spiritualism and witchcraft
    Issues around poverty

Part 3   [280Kb]

    3. LEARNING FROM GOOD PRACTICE
    Advocacy for the revision of relevant national legislation and policies
    Improving capacity to implement and enforce existing legislation
    Influencing customary legal culture
    Community monitoring and referral
    Support services for communities and victims of property grabbing
    Awareness-raising and open discussion
    Children’s knowledge, life skills and participation

Part 4   [344Kb]

    4. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    The way forward
    Key materials to be developed
    REFERENCES

Part 5   [266Kb]

    APPENDIXES
    Appendix 1: Reference map
    Appendix 2: Socio-economic background information
    Appendix 3: Methodological framework
    Appendix 4: Database of organizations


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