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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
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2015
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National ...
Book | Sep 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They ...
United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
What are "ordinary" Palestinian women's views on women's rights? How do they perceive their own rights situation? The term "ordinary" in this respect ...
Women, Gender, Rights, Women's rights, Palestine, Middle East
Malawi is a poor country struggling to overcome decades of underdevelopment. We research governance and gender equality.
Event | 6 Feb 2014
Kva er rettferdig fordeling, og kvifor er det viktig? Kan ein måle økonomisk rettferd?
Event | 3 May 2012
Halvor Mehlum and Gry Østenstad on the political economy of migration policies.
News | 14 Nov 2011
1470 Iraqi asylum seekers have returned to Iraq through IRRINI, a Norwegian programme for voluntary return. The majority of the returnees are content with the programme, concludes an evaluation, but they do not see the return as voluntary. IRRINI is the last resort for a dignified return.
Report in External Series | May 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include ...
Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Project | Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
Operationalizing a rights-based approach to health service delivery (RBA-healthdelivery) is a joint effort by CMI, The World Bank Institute and Harvard ...
right to health, health system reform, right based approach, health care delivery
Main Research Topic
We research gender politics through women's legal mobilization in political institutions and beyond. In particular, we are concerned with violence against ...
abortion, gender equality, feminisation, gender justice
Health inequalities in Ethiopia: modeling inequalities in length of life within and between population groups
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Background and objectives Most studies on health inequalities use average measures, but describing the distribution of health can also provide valuable ...
Ethiopia, Justice, Health inequality, Inequality in length of life, Priority setting, Inequality measurement, Gini
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes ...
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is ...
transitional justice, criminal courts, truth commissions, traditional justice mechanisms, reparations, security sector reform, aid, peacebuilding, development, Rwanda, Guatemala
News | 23 Sep 2011
Low health worker performance is a key obstacle to achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals. While a lack of knowledge, equipment and medicine have been seen as the major challenges, a recent study pinpoints poorly motivated health workers as an important contributing factor to low quality health care in low-income settings.
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from 2006 through ...
Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose
Sudan Report | Sep 2017
Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, ...
child marriage, girls, marriage, education, freedom, ARUSS, Sudan, Red Sea State
Report in External Series | Aug 2012
The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international ...
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?