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CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, ...
election, Malawi, gender, Joyce Banda
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
“You can now buy yourself a MP nomination the same way as you buy an air ticket to Singapore: pay up and off you go!” This statement ...
Corruption, political corruption, Bangladesh
Journal Article | Jan 2012
While it is commonly accepted that corporations have negative duties to respect human rights, the question of whether rights also imply positive ...
human rights, duties, obligations, responsibility, Ruggie reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Angola
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance ...
good governance, Pakistan
News | 10 Jan 2012
In Jordan, churches and mosques are situated side by side. In Sudan, religious minorities can hold powerful positions, but rarely do. Religious domination is not a question of black or white.
News | 26 Aug 2005
To launch the new programme Politics of Faith, CMI is currently seeking a Programme Director for a period of 3 years with a possible 2-year extension, and a Post-Doc Researcher for a period of 3 years. The Programme Director will lead and develop the new research programme. The post-doc researcher will work with his/her own research project and develop the programme together with the Director.
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’ ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
What is the Everyday Maneuvers project? Military-civilian relationships go to the heart of a nation''s culture and politics. In most countries ...
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
CMI Brief | May 2016
Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
Introducing post-discharge malaria chemoprevention (PMC) for management of severe anemia in Malawian children: a qualitative study of community health workers’ perceptions and motivation
Journal Article | Dec 2018
Background Severe malarial anaemia is one of the leading causes of paediatric hospital admissions in Malawi. Post-discharge malaria chemoprevention ...
Malawi, community health workers, malaria
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia