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Journal Article | Dec 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
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that when provided to girls in resource poor settings, cash transfers...
in Global Health Action vol. 12 no. 1
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
in Laura Shepherd: Handbook on Gender and Violence. Edward Elgar Publishing
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2019
A rich literature on Africa’s autocratic and repressive regimes has discussed the diverse strategies through which these regimes seek to consolidate and stay in power. Prominent strategies include election rigging,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2019:02)
Book Chapter | Jul 2019
in A. Carlos, B. M. Cau, B. Chilundo, J. J. Picardo and S. Griffin : Planeamento Familiar e Políticas de Saúde Sexual e Reprodutiva em Moçambique. Maputo: CEPSA pp. 259-279
Journal Article | Jul 2019
We argue that polygyny creates a social imbalance where few, economically well-off men marry many wives and many poor men marry late or never. By definition, polygyny produces what we...
in Journal of Conflict Resolution
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
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.
Book | Jan 2019
Norway tops international indexes on children’s rights but continues to attract criticism for its level of compliance with the Convention of the Rights of Child. This book is the first...
Children's Rights in Norway: An Implementation Paradox?, Universitetsforlaget
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Cooperative norms and behavior are considered to be essential requirements for sustainable stabilization and development in conflict-affected states. It is therefore particularly important to understand what factors explain their salience...
in World Development vol. 116 pp. 100-112
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2019
Det er prisverdig at Norges nye utviklingsminister framhever at å sikre jenter utdanning i afrikanske land ikke bare handler om at de skal komme seg til en skole, men også...
Journal Article | 2018
Rapid urbanisation is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, often yielding contrasting and shocking images of affluent businesses and residential districts alongside sprawling shantytowns or slums....
in Journal of Anthropological Films vol. 2 no. 2
Sudan Brief | 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2018:02) 4 p.
Sudan Brief | 2018
Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines interventions against child marriage...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2018:03) 4 p.
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.
CMI Working Paper | 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave cases of violence’....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:7) 19 p.
CMI Insight | 2018
Recent years have seen sustained focus on the prosecution of Afghan women and girls for ‘moral crimes’ such as adultery and ‘running away’. However, many Afghan men are also charged...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2018:2) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include improved psychosocial and mental health (e.g., emotional resilience,...
NW Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution (POLICY BRIEF) 12 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
What was once a fledgling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka is now destroyed. In 2014 and 2015 the Bangladeshi gay scene was...
East Asia Forum, Australia 23.03.2018