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CMI Brief | Jan 2013
At the time of independence, India used protective law to address fears that its tribal majority regions would be marginalized vis-a-vis the larger, ...
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous peoples. In ...
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
Book | Jan 2019
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 ...
refugees, asylum, internal displacement, Norway, European Union
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Under Sudan’s Criminal Act (1991), rape is defined as zina (adultery and fornication) without consent. This means that the strict rules of evidence ...
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, ...
The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law. Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2017
The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law. Treaty basis and scope of application under the
Book Chapter | Dec 2019
Legal pluralism and fragmented sovereignties: legality and illegality in Latin America Rachel Sieder
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promotion of Judicial Reform. London: Institute of Latin American Studies
Book Review | Jan 2003
Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder (eds). 2001. Rule of Law in Latin America: The International Promot
Event | 10 Apr 2015
Kjetil Selvik organizes workshop on security and statehood in the Middle East
Report in External Series | Feb 2019
Produced by TRAFFIC, WWF, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4 ACRC), Northumbria and Utrecht Universities, "Corruption and wildlife crime: A focus ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, wildlife crime, caviar trade
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2020
Battles over democracy are manifested in contestations over legal frameworks and within judicial institutions. Lawfare refers to the strategic use of ...
legal activism, democracy, frameworks, law, Zimbabwe, Zambia
Journal Article | Feb 2018
Foreign aid contributes to about 10% of gross domestic product of developing countries. To distribute aid in recipient countries, Western donors increasingly ...
NGOs, civil society, foreign aid
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Sobre el Derecho de Resistencia en Contextos de Privaciones Severas. Como Deberia Reaccionar el Estado?
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
In his article "The right of rersistance in situations of extreme deprivation" Roberto Gargarella argues for a poverty-based right of resistance for systematically ...
Right of resistance, Social rights, Right to housing, Poverty, Africa: South Africa
Book Chapter | Feb 2017
Women’s rights and the women’s movement in Sudan (1952-2014) Samia al-Nagar and Liv Tønnessen Women'
Law reform, women's movement, Sudan, Islamic law, Islamization, Sudan
Journal Article | Sep 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. ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
CMI Report | May 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, ...
marriage age, marriage, law, rights, women, Yemen
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can make health ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Many Latin American countries are moving towards increased accountability for past human rights violations. There is a growing international consensus ...
accountability, human rights, impunity, transitional justice, Uruguay, Uruguay
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
The full potential of anti-money laundering regimes (AML) as an anti-corruption tool is yet to be realised. At the international level, AML measures can ...
international drivers of corruption, uncac