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Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions have ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Aug 2020
Legal Reform or Erasure of History? The Politics of Moral Crimes in Afghanistan Aziz Hakimi, Masooma
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between 2003- ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
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
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition of rape that ...
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Sudan is among the African countries with a high prevalence of child marriage. In Sudan, ...
child marriage, religious counter-mobilization, legal reform, Sudan
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 ...
The Argentine Military in Democracy: Moving Beyond Issues of Civilian Control to a Citizen Soldier Paradigm
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2015
Argentina’s transition to democracy in 1983 ended decades of cyclical military interventions in politics. Since then a long and complex process ...
Armed forces, democratic civilian control, civil-military relations, citizen-soldier, Argentina
Giving Effect to Children's Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the ...
CMI Report | Jan 1995
The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness ...
Legal institutions, Judicial system, Good governance, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts in the ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
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 | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights (RIG/DPR) ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
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
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America