Government creating land rights for men at expense of women

Yesterday, 31st August 2022, Dr. Margaret A. Rugadya (PhD) brought to our attention her paper titled: “Titling of Customary Tenure is not a fix for Women’s Land Right: a review of Evidence and Practice”, published on 1st July 2020. She did so as she delivered the keynote at the launch to the Stand For Her… Continue reading Government creating land rights for men at expense of women

Iteso land rights for married women

Within Iteso Culture, a married woman is one for whom all formalities of Iteso marriage have been done and have been satisfactorily concluded, including: Aitodiar - introduction ceremonyAbilakinio - bride gifts determination ceremonyEiyis - delivery of the bride giftsAinyamario - escorting and receiving of the bride to her ere (home). Ejakait Emmanuel George Owaraga and… Continue reading Iteso land rights for married women

Cultural Institutions on Land Matters

Do you have the legitimacy to push for so-called "regularisation" of land that is held under customary tenure, through registering it via certificates of customary tenure? In accordance with the laws of Uganda, if you are not a cultural institution of the first nations of Uganda – such as of the Iteso, my people; or… Continue reading Cultural Institutions on Land Matters

Women Progressively own land under customary tenure

Customary Land Tenure in Uganda is in fact the more progressive tenure in terms of ensuring access and control over land by the people of Uganda.