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Access to land for women living in de facto unions: Gender bargaining at local dispute fora in Rwanda


The proposed research on land rights for women intends to investigate the gender bargaining pattern in Nyagatare, Eastern province of Rwanda, in the context of the household in depth. In addition it will analyse how this gender bargaining concept is approached by the Abunzi committee, the local judicial forum.

Intervention type

VLADOC PhD Scholarships


01/12/2014 - 31/01/2019

This project is being implemented in:
Local supervisor Paul Rutayisire
Flemish supervisor Eva Brems
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
Budget € 179.694
Scholar Katrijn Vanhees