Land is widely recognised as an important catalyst for women’s empowerment, yet not much is known about women’s private land ownership and the importance of land ownership for women’s empowerment. In this study, we explore this association using primary data collected from 2000 households in Jaffna and Kandy districts, Sri Lanka.
Far from delivering on the promise of providing greater access to justice for victims, the land restitution system in Colombia - where victims of land dispossession and forced abandonment can apply for restitution of their lands lost as a result of the armed conflict - has denied most requests at the administrative stage.
Between a Mask and a Meal: The nested dilemma of post-conflict communities’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Uganda
This paper draws on qualitative and participatory interview conversations and mapping of social and other forms of media to analyse the post-conflict communities’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Uganda. The findings indicate that COVID-19 stripped communities of social capital central to their efforts towards social cohesion.
The policy-research project conducted by hub members Aaron Acosta and Camilo Sánchez aimed to shed light on the concerning phenomenon of high application rejection rates by Colombia’s Land Restitution Unit, where victims of land dispossession and forced abandonment can apply for restitution of their lands lost as a result of the armed conflict.
The following report details the results from the impact workshop held with district officials, cultural leaders, religious leaders and local residents that participated in the research.
Nested and Gendered Post-War Conflict: Recalling the past, Negotiating present claims on Land, Livelihoods and Social Belonging in Northern Uganda
is study identifies key particular areas of interest; inter alia, the land question, livelihoods and gender justice in the post-conflict Acholi sub-region.
Project: Beyond War Compensation In February 2021, the Pre-Trial Chamber IX Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered a verdict on Dominic Ongwen, a…
Con el objetivo de contribuir al grupo de Trabajo de las Naciones Unidas sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos, desde Dejusticia presentamos un informe…