Displaced Ugandan woman

How Uganda’s ecofeminists are fighting back against oil-industry land grabs

By Sostine Namanya, Bwailisa Christine, Open Democracy

But despite women bearing the heaviest burden as primary farmers, they own only 7% of land and are marginalized in any decision-making on how the land is used. The lack of land-ownership means women do not benefit from compensation packages offered by infrastructure developments.

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