Gender and Land Rights Database

Easy access to up-to-date information on gender and land rights

Disparities on land access are one of the major causes for social and gender inequalities in rural areas. Gender differentiated rights to land have implications on rural food security and nutrition as well as on the wellbeing of rural families and individuals. Learn more about the different factors that relate to gender inequalities embedded in land rights.

In the Gender and Land Rights Database you will find country-level information on the following six categories:



FAO's Gender and Food Security website


New website


Governance of tenure: Technical Guide on Governing land for women and men




Land Portal


International Land Coalition



Gender and Land Rights Database

Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division  (ESW)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations