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Liv Tønnessen

Senior Researcher and Director of Center on Law and Social Transformation

Women’s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This project examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.

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