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Journal Article | forthcoming 2021
A popular uprising recently ousted Omar al-Bashir and his Islamist cronies from power after having ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989. Sexual abuse and torture orchestrated by the...
in Cahiers d'études africaines
Journal Article | forthcoming 2020
Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy
In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government responded by freezing political and economic relations with Norway, introducing...
in International Political Science Review vol. 41 no. 2 pp. 207-223
Report in External Series | Oct 2020
This report - commissioned by Norad's Evaluation Department - provides a mapping and analysis of early Norwegian development aid related to Covid-19 . It gives an overview of all Covid-19...
Oslo: Norad (Background Study, Norad Evaluation Department no. 1/20) 30 p.
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
Hawa Jibril, a poetess and a long-time activist for Somali women’s rights, identified male elders as a barrier to women’s inclusion in the politics and governance of their society. In...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:9) 4 p.
Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
While Sudanese women were at the forefront of the popular uprising under the banner "freedom, peace and justice" that started in December 2018 and eventually led to the ousting of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2010:02) 4 p.
U4 Brief | Jul 2020
Emergency release of people from prison because of Covid-19. A brief analysis through an anti-corruption lens
Many countries are implementing emergency releases of people from prison to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Such measures, while critical to public health, can enable the unjust release from prison...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:11)
CMI Report | Jun 2020
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
Abstract Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges for democracy and human rights in Latin...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2020:01)
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality of actors competes over control and rule....
in Small Wars and Insurgency
U4 Brief | Jun 2020
With the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, development aid and donor agencies face new challenges. They have to deliver essential products and financial assistance in a short time frame to...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:10)
U4 Issue | Jun 2020
Corruption in the health sector can make the difference between life and death. It has severe consequences for access, quality, equity, efficiency, and efficacy of health services and is an...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:10)
U4 Brief | May 2020
Cash transfer programmes are being created and extended in developing countries as an economic response to Covid-19. Many donors are increasing their support for these programmes. However, the scale and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:9) 15 p.
CMI Brief | Apr 2020
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:03) 4 p.
CMI Brief | Feb 2020
The term humanitarian diplomacy (HD) emerged in early 2000s. HD recognises the role of humanitarian actors when negotiating access, assistance and protection for civilians in situations of extreme insecurity and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:2) 4 p.
U4 Issue | Feb 2020
Legal empowerment refers to the use of laws and rights to increase relatively powerless populations’ control over their lives. A growing field, it overlaps with social accountability but emphasises laws...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:4)
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2020
Bistandsaktuelt 25 mars 2020
Journal Article | Jan 2020
Acceptability of youth clubs focusing on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education in rural Zambian schools: a case of Central Province
in BMC Health Services Research vol. 20 no. 1 pp. -
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This paper investigates whether an individual’s relationship to the head of household and caste are associated with the level of his or her morbidity and, in the event of illness,...
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 56 no. 1 pp. 45-62
Journal Article | 2019
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Among the ground-breaking achievements of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was its call to place adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) on global health and development agendas....
in Journal of Adolescent Health vol. 65 no. 6
Journal Article | 2019
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing on ethnographic material, interviews, and medical files that we collected...
in Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 21 no. 2 pp. 69-78