Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Supporting Women’s Land Rights:
A Debate on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC)
In collaboration with gender-focused organizations that are part of the Rural / Urban Civil Societies Cluster of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), the Land Portal is hosting a an online discussion on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) on the Land Portal’s Land Debate. The aim of the discussion is to facilitate a constructive discussion about the experiences and lessons learned in implementing and using the GEC and to share best practices, as well as identify any gaps. This online debate will also familiarize other stakeholders with this GLTN tool, creating opportunities for collaboration and general dissemination of the land tool.
The debate will address the positive and negative aspects, the challenges faced and the positive outcomes of using such a tool as the GEC, willl explore look at other tools that are available and will explore any possibilities for enhancing the GEC. The debate will also address the main characteristics of a tool aimed at promoting women’s land rights.
The discussion is also being held simultaneously on the OECD’s Wikigender platform and in partnership with the FSN-Forum. It will be facilitated by the International Land Coalition’s gender team. Results of the discussion will be analyzed and transformed into a report that will be distributed widely among land governance stakeholders.
The debate was launched on January 25, 2016 and will run until February 5, 2016.