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An Assessment on Land Governance (Women and Land Rights in Bungoma County)

This report serves as a case study of women and land rights in Bungoma County. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate if women have access to secure land rights as enshrined by the Kenyan Constitution, 2010. The quantitative and qualitative indicators were used to evaluate if women have access to bundles of rights and powers. The method of data collection was interviews and observation whereas the sampling procedure was random sampling. Kenya has sufficient laws including recognition of traditional laws and is a signatory to several conventions that support women rights but the major findings of this study shows that there are special categories of women who have insecure land tenure rights. They include the divorced, women living with Disability, and widow without children

Uploaded on: Jun 16, 2016
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2016
Year Published: 2016
Author: Esterina Dokhe

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Women's Rights Tool Type: Case Study, Reports / Research Method: Research Languages: English Regions: Kenya