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Land rights – rural women’s powerful ammunition to fight poverty and hunger

For rural women -- too often invisible to development and monitoring efforts -- land rights offer a powerful tool to fight poverty and create opportunity.

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Celebrate Solutions: Securing Land Rights Through Women’s Support Centers

An innovative program created by the state government of Odisha and Landesa is helping thousands of women climb out of extreme poverty in Odisha, India.

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Photo Essay: Ratna Has a Choice

“Ratna learned about growing plants and seasonal vegetables in the kitchen garden. We had more and regular food. Soon there was some to sell,” says her mother.

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Back to School? Not for Poor, Rural Girls in India

We need to shine a spotlight on the role land ownership can play in helping poor, rural families grow a better future for their daughters.

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