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Legal Empowerment and Customary Law in Rwanda

Report on the results of a 10-month pilot project conducted in Northwestern Rwanda that aimed to explore fruitful ways to engage with customary law in order to empower rural communities and rural women in particular. The report focuses on the effectiveness of land dispute resolution at the community level and the respect for women’s formally guaranteed land rights by the institutions involved.

Uploaded on: Feb 25, 2013
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2015

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Community Paralegals, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights Tool Type: Reports / Research Languages: English Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa