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Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National ...
U4 Issue | Dec 2019
Corruption in the forestry sector leads to deforestation, with detrimental impacts on society and on women in particular. However, forest governance dominated ...
Journal Article | Jan 2006
A liberal egalitarian theory of justice seeks to combine the values of equality, personal freedom, and personal responsibility. It is considered a much ...
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2019
It is fairly well documented that gender equality is positive for economic growth. The claim that female empowerment is ‘smart economics’ ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2010
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are high on the government and donor agendas in Sub-Saharan Africa, but have largely failed to have an impact. ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
CMI Report | Oct 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: (I) the ...
women's rights, marriage, divorce, domestic violence, Lebanon
Event | 5 Jun 2014
Rethinking gender equality and sustainable economic development.
"If men and women were equal, we would all simply be people" Gender and Poverty in Northern Mozambique
CMI Report | Dec 2009
This is the second report in the series ‘Gender Policies and Feminisation of Poverty in Mozambique’. While the first report went through existing ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
When and how do local peace processes and agreements address conflict? What are the opportunities and challenges for women and gender-equality advocates ...
local peace processes, local peace agreements, clustered processes, process design, inclusion, gender, Kenya, Somalia, Yemen, Libya
News | 7 Jul 2015
The Sudanese religious thinker and leader Al-Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha was a passionate advocate for gender equality. In 1945, he founded the Republican ...
News | 30 Jun 2014
Reem Abbas is impatient. -We are always told that we have to wait. Building the nation needs to come first, women´s rights come second. The young generation of activists is tired of being told to wait, she says.
Report in External Series | May 2014
Donors, Western publics and Afghan activists and their local allies should recognize that external support cannot in any way compensate for local political ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
This chapter explores how women’s rights and obligations are understood and negotiated within the context of an Islamic state in Sudan. It particularly ...
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast track’ ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Journal Article | 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, ...
A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively from applied ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
Journal Article | Jan 2011
The fundamental argument put forward by Islamists, who have ruled Sudan since 1989, for not signing the convention is based on cultural relativism; different ...
Islamism, Islam, feminism, women's rights, interlegality, gender justice, CEDAW, Sudan
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.