Base de Datos Género y Derecho a la Tierra


Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil y de los pueblos indígenas, que promueven la igualdad de derechos sobre la tierra

  • The Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) is an non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1995 as a consortium of 37 national and international NGOs and institutions lobbying for pro-poor land laws. Among its activities, the ULA pursues lobbying and advocacy work on women’s access to land, women’s representation on the land bodies, the rights of tenants, the issue of the lost counties and customary land. After the new Land Law was enacted, the ULA started monitoring the implementation of policies and structures established by the Land Act to ensure that the new land institutions operate in a gender-sensitive manner. 
  • ULA has campaigned to have mandatory co-ownership for spouses and for spouse’s consensus on the transfer of land. It also runs a Land Rights Centre which carried out right advocacy and handled 54 individual cases on behalf of women and 31 cases on behalf of men (11). (
  • Action For Development (ACFODE) is an indigenous, voluntary, non-governmental women’s interest and development organization founded in 1995. Its activities include lobbying and advocacy, training and capacity building, information dissemination and sensitization campaigns, networking and community mobilization.(
  • The Uganda Women’s Lawyers’ Association (FIDA-U) is an indigenous, non-partisan, non-profit civil society organization of Ugandan women lawyers. It aims to achieve observance of the law, human rights, gender equality and equity. Its main activities include litigation, mediation, arbitration, counselling, legal awareness, training, research and advocacy (
  • The National Association of Women in Uganda (NAWOU) was formed in 1992 by members of non-governmental and community-based organizations. Its mission is to promote a coordinated network of member organizations for efficient use of resources in order to improve the status and living conditions of women in Uganda. NAWOU works with and supports rural-based, subsistence agriculture women’s communities (
  • The Ugandan Gender Resource Centre (UGRC) was established in 1991 to articulate the relevance of the principles of gender equality and equity to the development process through training, research, documentation, information dissemination, economic empowerment, capacity building and advocacy. It is also focused on strengthening rural-based organizations and networking (

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