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When Men do Women's Work: Structural Adjustment, Unemployment and Changing Gender Relations in the Informal Economy of Accra, Ghana
Journal Article | Nov 2007
Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation ...
Informal sector, Employment, Gender, Ghana
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Right to Play (former Olympic Aid), is an athlete-driven international humanitarian organisation which uses sport and play as a development tool for children ...
Sports, Children, Youth, Nongovernmental organizations, Refugees, Tanzania, Pakistan
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This report is part of a series of four reports resulting from a study commissioned by the Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in December ...
NGOs, Civil society, advocacy, capacity building, democratisation and good governance, poverty impact, children's rights, civil society organisations, Africa: Ethiopia
Event | 4 Sep 2014
The conferance is organized by the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus in China, the University of Westminster´s Africa Media Centre, and Rhodes University´s School of Journalism and Media Studies.
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Desde o alcance da paz em 2002, o estado tem tomado iniciativas para estabelecer o aparato do seu governo civil em todo o vasto território. Como é que o aparato do estado interage com a diversos tipos de líderes tradicionais e o seu poder e autoridade social? Prof . Armando Marques Guedes da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, N´Gunu Tiny da London School of Economics e Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro da Harvard Law School
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
Event | 24 Jun 2015
Project manager of Everyday Maneuvers, Nefissa Naguib will attend the annual conference in the British Society of Middle Eastern Studies. The conference will be hosted by the London School of Economics
Event | 7 Jun 2012
CMI and Stellenbosch University have discussed the possibility of future cooperation.
Event | 23 Mar 2015
Cultural and religious resistance against education of girls is widespread in many parts of Afghanistan. How can you run schools for girls in the insecure Kandahar province where education for girls is highly controversial?
Event | 10 Oct 2012
Professor Deborah Brautigam, Professor at School of International Service, American University Professor Margaret Levi, Jere L. Bacharach Professor of ...
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.
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Edited Book | Jan 2002
Eroding Local Capacity is a critical examination of the interplay between international and local actors operating in the humanitarian arena in Africa. ...
Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Sep - Oct 2007
This project is a review Haydom Lutheran Hospital, focusing on the following issues1. HLH as a hospital. (Efficiency, cost-efficiency, ...
Event | 2 May 2016
Reflections with photos. A street scene in Kabul in 1962: Young girls are on their way to school in smart uniforms of short black dresses and white scarves. ...
Event | 27 Mar 2014
with Alexander W. Cappelen, Professor in economics and co-director of The Choice Lab at the Department of Economics, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Event | 13 Mar 2014
With Ingvild Almås, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The general question underlying this project is the following: Under which conditions does microfinance actually assist the poor to move out of poverty ...
Poverty, Social capital, Human capital, Angola
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
This project investigates the relationship between research and policy-making in selected policy areas in four African countries - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania ...
Research, Policy-making, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?