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Women disempowered despite CARP – CWR study

CARP extension is no solution to impoverished peasant women and will not translate to empowerment, says a research and training institute for women.

According to a study by the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), an independent research and training institute for women, the 20-year implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) has hardly uplifted the condition of the underprivileged peasant women.

CWR argues that CARP’s provisions on retention limits,...