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CMI Brief | Oct 2019
February 22, 2019, marked a watershed moment in Algeria’s history, and a key moment in the struggle for women’s rights. For the first time since its independence 57 years ago,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:09) 6 p.
U4 Issue | Sep 2019
Social accountability and water integrity: Learning from experiences with participatory and transparent budgeting in Ethiopia and Nepal
Experiences with social accountability measures in water management schemes in Nepal and Ethiopia offer useful lessons for practitioners. Participation and transparency in budgeting measures open up new spaces for deliberation,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:11)
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with...
Providence: The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University (Costs of War) 14 p.
Book Chapter | Jun 2019
in Ragnhild Louise Muriaas, Vibeke Wang, Rainbow Murray: Gendered Electoral Financing. Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective. London: Routledge
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered sexual norms make young unmarried...
in Culture, Health & Sexuality
Edited Book | Jun 2019
The second-wave feminist movement called attention to the endurance of discriminatory laws that deny women equal rights and opportunities. Since the 1970s, most countries around the world responded to feminist...
in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society vol. 26 no. 2 pp. 189-192
Journal Article | Jun 2019
This article explores how working women in Sudan's capital negotiate legal constraints placing them under the guardianship of their husbands, imposing strict public dress and behavioral codes upon them, and...
in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society vol. 26 no. 2 pp. 223-244
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia
in Politics, Groups, & Identities (Published online 03 Jan 2019)
Journal Article | May 2019
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with efforts to end child marriage, it is essential to provide adequate...
in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth vol. 19 no. 152
CMI Brief | May 2019
Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) as part of their 2019 European...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:05) 4 p.
Impact Series | Apr 2019
In a drive for lower birth rates during the mid-90’s, Peruvian authorities launched a campaign to persuade women to get sterilized. More than 200 000 women underwent the surgical procedure...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Impact Series IS 2019:01)
Newspaper Op-Ed | Apr 2019
Hvorfor kjører Polens nasjonal-konservative regjeringsparti LHBT-motstand som viktigste valgkamptema foran Europaparlamentsvalget i mai? Under slagordet «Ikke rør barna» har regjeringspartiet «Lov og rettferdighetspartiet» (PiS) i Polen kritisert forslaget til seksualundervisning i...
Agenda Magasin 09.04.19
CMI Brief | Mar 2019
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:04) 4 p.
CMI Report | Mar 2019
I denne rapporten stilles det spørsmål om hvordan vi kan måle implementering av barns rettigheter i Norge. Globale indekser erklærer ofte at Norge er verdens beste land å være barn...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2019:1)
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate same-sex marriage (SSM) in mid-2000s; however, these...
in Latin American Politics and Society. vol. 61, Special Issue 2 pp. 138-163
Newspaper Op-Ed | Feb 2019
Bruken av kjønnskvotering i politikken skal i utgangspunktet være midlertidig og avskaffes når målet er nådd. Likevel bryr få seg om denne ‘midlertidigheten’. For når er egentlig tiden moden for...
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The limits and consequences of humanitarian military operations continue to be major issues in Western public debates on global security, democracy and human rights. This article focuses on the intersection...
in Social Anthropology
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Citizenship, statelessness, and human rights protection in Sudan's constitutions and post South Sudan secession challenges
Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace...
in Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans (Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker (eds.))
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy for securing the full benefits of legal agency...
in The Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 3 pp. 348-365
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2019
Brasils president Jair Bolsonaros har ingen ønsker om å la klimahensyn gå foran økonomisk vekst. Hans planer for regnskogen kan føre til både folkemord og klimakatastrofe. Og han er ikke...