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Rural Women’s Action Research Project

Resource type: Grants

Granted to University of Cape Town Development Office


To develop a viable model for mobilising rural communities through advocacy involving research, campaigns, lobbying and litigation, by supporting the Rural Women’s Action Research campaign to defeat retrogressive traditional laws that restrict women’s rights and opportunities.

Grant Amount


Local Currency


Year Awarded



34 Months

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Delivering on Democracy

Global Impact:

South Africa

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Reconciliation & Human Rights

Foundation Center Themes:

Rural Development, Individual Liberty & Security

Foundation Center Approaches:

Participatory Engagement, Strategic Litigation, Research