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Event | 16 Mar 2015
International human rights law promises to protect “everyone.” Yet, there is no country in the world where citizens enjoy the human rights protection promised to them by law. Professor Mark Gibney will speak to the importance of measuring political violence and how it has been carried out.
Event | 5 Nov 2008
Political Transformation in Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia. How the problem of violence is solved through regional cooperation.
Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The project explores the links between religious movements and violence in the context of a weakened state. This post-doc project centers on ...
Project | Jan 2006 - May 2009
This is a review of the academic literature about incentives for violent and non-violent behavior in transitions from civil war. It takes stock ...
peacebuilding, incentives, civil war, postwar violence
Book Chapter | Jul 2019
Evolução Histórico-Legal do Processo de Despenalização do Aborto em Moçambique. Carmeliza Rosario,Ca
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
Journal Article | Dec 2019
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing ...
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Journal Article | May 2019
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with ...
Child marriage, Reproductive health, Health care services, Health-seeking behaviour, adolescent health, Nepal
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
What was once a fledgling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka is now destroyed. In 2014 ...
CMI Insight | Jun 2018
Recent years have seen sustained focus on the prosecution of Afghan women and girls for ‘moral crimes’ such as adultery and ‘running ...
Moral crimes, Prosecution, , Afghanistan
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article aims to help to break the academic impasse which still stifles the possibilities for an informed debate between feminist psychologists, ...
Spatial cognition, Sex, Evolution, Feminist theory
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This paper focuses on ideology, gender and caste in Tamilnadu, South India. First the epistemological grounding of a critical feminist theory ...
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
News | 30 Jun 2014
Reem Abbas is impatient. -We are always told that we have to wait. Building the nation needs to come first, women´s rights come second. The young generation of activists is tired of being told to wait, she says.
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.
Event | 30 Sep 2013
Paola Bergallo and Rachel Sieder in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Journal Article | Jul 2019
We argue that polygyny creates a social imbalance where few, economically well-off men marry many wives and many poor men marry late or never. ...
Polygyny, Bride prices, Family, Violence, Africa, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...