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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.
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
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.
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
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.))
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...
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The plain drone and the armed drone differ greatly in their impact on human security. The plain drone is essentially neutral; its impact depends on the nature and purpose of...
in Handbook of Intervention and Statebuilding. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Book | Jan 2019
The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law: Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol
Under what circumstances can a state refuse refugee status to a person whose risk of persecution exists in only part of her country of origin? This book is the first...
Brill Nijhoff (International Refugee Law Series no. 14)
CMI Brief | 2018
On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-pages-long verdict on LGBT rights and love. “Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India” is arguably one of the most...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2018:06) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Offentlig sier amerikanske myndigheter at USA ikke lenger vil bære byrden for et organ som lenge har vært i krisemodus, men bak kuttet til UNRWA ligger også dårlig skjulte politiske...
Journal Article | 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical assumptions. Taking a step back, we...
in Business and Human Rights Journal vol. 3 no. 2
Master's Thesis | 2018
While the political field of immigration is getting increasingly stringent throughout Europe, rights for queer individuals are progressively strengthened in Western parts of the world. These two parallel trends have made...
Paris: CNRS-CERI Sciences Po 99 p.
U4 Issue | 2018
Open data for transparency and accountability in health service delivery: What's new in the digital age?
Open data platforms have a great unexplored potential. Publicly available health data can make service delivery more transparent and accountable. Experience from Peru, Mexico and Uruguay show how civil society...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2018:6)