Critical Issues of Our Concern
Property and land Rights for improved livelihoods
Resource limitations – Lack of land ownership and control of family resources by women and girl children as a major productive resource by women leading to food insecurity, low household incomes (land-linked poverty) and maternal health outcomes.
Limited Government and other actors’ commitment - Social exclusion and violation of property rights of vulnerable groups (Women and girls).
Lack of pre- and post- harvest facilities and ignorance by rural farmers leading to exploitation by middle.
men Gender inequalities – limited understanding of the legal provisions, roles and responsibilities.
Low status of women and high levels of illiteracy due to boy versus girl child preference and opportunities/privileges.
Lack of space for participation and voice (involvement) of women and girl children