Property, Assets and Land rights for Women in the Global South: Why gender matters

28 February 2018 (2pm-4pm) Geoffrey Manton Building LT303, Manchester Metropolitan University 

This event will include a talk from the world’s leading expert on women’s property rights – Professor Bina Agarwal, who advocates that for women, effective rights in property are critically important – not just for their economic well-being but also for their political and social empowerment.

Bina Agarwal is an acclaimed prize-winning development economist and Professor of Development Economics and Environment at the University of Manchester. Her recent work, ‘Gender Challenges’ provides gender perspectives on a wide range of academic and policy issues of current importance in a three-volume set of essays written by her over the last three decades.

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