The impact of land rights on women's productivity and economic advancement: a case study of Ndorwa East Kabale Uganda

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Kampala International University.College of Humanities and social science
The study aimed at establishing the relationship between land rights and women's productivity and economic advancement. The study was guided by the following objectives; to establish how land rights can be orientated to improve women's productivity and economic advancement, labored to find out how women's productivity and economic advancement can be improved and finally the study tried to find out the relationship between land rights and women's productivity and economic advancement; in Ndorwa East Kabale district Uganda south western region of Uganda. It applied descriptive survey research design in which both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. A self-administered questionnaire, focus groups, observation and an interview guide were the instruments of data collection from a sample size of 50 women. The collected data was presented in tables with varying percentages calculated. Interpretations and drawing of conclusions were made according to the number of occurrences on each item where findings revealed that land rights affect women's productivity and economic advancement in Ndorwa East constituency, he administration, management and enforcement of land rights is patronize by men and lastly planning and formulation of land rights does not involve women to decide on the degree of application and implementation and concluded that land rights should be revised and formulated to favor both women and men, in other words law of equality should surpass all human beliefs and biases and it was importantly recommended by the respondents that land rights should be revised to cater and treat both women and men equally .
Thesis presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master of Human Rights
Land, Rights, Women's, Productivity, Economic, Advancement