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Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghanistan, Local law, Women, Human Rights
Local law, Hanafi Family law, divorce, women, Asia: Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Dec 2019
Legal pluralism and fragmented sovereignties: legality and illegality in Latin America Rachel Sieder
Journal Article | Jan 2013
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal orders which ...
Afghanistan, justice, injustice, human rights
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women ...
Event | 1 Jun 2007
There is a growing political and public awareness of the contemporary existence and importance of legal plurality. What value does the recognition of legal plurality have for the poor and socially marginalised?
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The gender of law: Politics, memory and agency in Mozambican community courts Bjørn Enge Bertelsen
Law, Courts, Gender, Women, Mozambique
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
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
This research project seeks to explore the relationship between legal pluralism – the multiple norms, institutions, practices and beliefs that characterise ...
Journal Article | Nov 2011
This paper discusses multiculturalism in view of collectivistic cultural structures in immigrant communities. Women in religious minority ...
multiculturalism, Muslim communities, religious divorce
Event | 24 Jun 2011
Anne Hellum and Rachel Sieder share perspectives, experiences and thoughts on gender justice and legal pluralities in Africa and Latin America based on long-term fieldworks and extensive scholarship on the subject.
Plurality of Peaces in Legal Action: Analyzing Constitutional Objections to Military Service in Colombia
Book | Jan 2012
MA thesis. This book offers an application of the transrational model of interpretation of peace onto the area of legal studies. By building on the idea ...
Peaces, Security, Military Service, Conscientious Objections, Constitutional Law, Colombia
Discrimination in the Name of Religious Freedom: The Rights of Women and Non-Muslims after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Government policy since independence has by and large disregarded Sudan's multi-religious character through continuous Islamisation and Arabisation processes ...
Religious freedom, Women's rights, Sudan, Gender, Human rights, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Peace building
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
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Edited Book | Jun 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, by engaging ...
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
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
Event | 18 Jun 2015
Is promoting "religious freedom" as a legally enforceable "right" the best guarantee for the free exercise of religion and for the accommodation of difference within deeply plural societies? This conference explores religion in and beyond law.
Edited Book | Jan 2013
Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for ...
Women, Women''s rights, Human rights, Gender, Latin America, Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala