We asked women from across Africa what secure land rights mean for them, their communities, and their countries. Here’s what they had to say:

Aissatou Oumarou Tchad
“Women are the pillars of the family, and families form a nation, so by helping women we are helping to create a future.”
“Land rights are essential to guarantee our livelihood and bring peace to my country.”
Gmasonah T Aboah
Agnes Ebanga Kibongo2
“I have a legal land title, that will help me grow a better future for myself.”
Julia Bleah_FCI_3 Christiana Garpeh3 Scholastica Doe_EPA
Daniele Ramiaramanama
“I can access the land freely, and benefit from it unopposed.”
Martha Karnja_REFACOF Edith Fiormo_Little Liberia Women Gmashionah Abiah_Land Commission Lydia Johnson_FCI