Friday, November 17, 2006

 

ARTICLE: Women still lack land rights in East Africa

Kenya’s The Nation published a commentary by Esther Mwangi, Post Doctoral Fellow with the CAPRi Program and IFPRI on November 17, 2006.

Women still lack land rights in East Africa By Esther Mwangi

Dorcas Ondiek is a worried woman. The 69-year-old widow from western Kenya fears she might soon be homeless if her son evicts her from the family land. The land had been titled in her husband’s name several decades ago, and like most people in the area, Dorcas didn’t know she should get the title updated when her husband died.

... the full article can be read at: http://www.nationmedia.com/dailynation/nmgcontententry.asp?category_id=25&newsid=85668

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