Base de Datos Género y Derecho a la Tierra


Otros factores que influyen en los derechos a la tierra diferenciados por género

- Female access to information concerning their rights to land is significantly hampered by the high rate of illiteracy compared to men: 42 % for women compared to 25% for men (4).
- Bureaucratic delays in asserting property rights and the complexity of land registration procedures hamper women’s ability to have properties in their names properly registered. In many cases the land remains registered in the names of the people who owned it at the time of the first cadastre. Forgeries of contracts are also common (23).
- As a result of the exorbitant transaction costs for land registration, women are rarely able receive appropriate legal certification. Overall, only about 10 percent of the properties are registered (12).

Fuentes: los números entre paréntesis (*) se refieren a las fuentes que están en la sección de Bibliografía