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Gender equity in access to land

FAO/Isaac Kasamani

March 8 is International Women's Day. Equal access to land has always been the cornerstone of inclusive sustainable development. We know that equality of land tenure offers a safety net for women, and is essential to reduce their vulnerability by offering them collateral, access to credit and markets as well opportunities for income.

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