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CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
News | 28 Nov 2013
In Uganda, data suggests that not only women and girls are sexually assaulted in times of conflict and war, but also men and boys. Yet, male rape victims are almost invisible in interventions and even debates on conflict related sexual violence. Attention is overwhelmingly focused on girls and women. -There is a monopoly of victimhood, says Chris Dolan, Director at the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University.
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 ...
Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the ...
Emergency medical services, Law enforcement, Accident insurance, Insurance benefits, Accidents, traffic, Peru
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 ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
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 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 ...
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
CMI Insight | Apr 2015
In 1991, Sudan’s Islamist regime expanded the circumstances under which abortions are permitted within 90 days of conception, to include ...
From "Enemies of the Revolution" to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Book Chapter | Sep 2012
Private sector industrial entrepreneurs are usually perceived as “victims” of the Iranian revolution. This reading has been shaped ...
Shady traffic: Part three: Review of the portefolio supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on combating trafficking in human beings
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
As a response to the growing international and national focus on combating human trafficking, Norway developed its first action plan on trafficking ...
trafficking, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
A large number of Afghans have now been refugees for more than 23 years. Some have never seen their homeland and some have repeatedly been forced ...
Refugees, Forced migration, Asia: Afghanistan
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Youth unemployment is a growing challenge in many countries. It causes frustrations, social problems, growth in unwanted migration, and victimization ...
Event | 3 Oct 2011
Poor and frustrated youth in African cities usually figure in the spotlight as violent and frightening elements during riots or elections. The seminar and panel debate will discuss music as a form of political expression originating from the youth themselves, and populist attempts of political parties to mobilise the urban youth. Are they victims of manipulation by unscrupulous politicians or agents of political change?
Event | 15 Nov 2006
What does the new politics of security mean for Muslims? Associate Professor Michael Humphrey has published widely on the themes of ethnic identity, Islam, globalization, refugees, law, terrorism, war, human rights and reconciliation. His current research projects are concerned with atrocity, healing, national reconstruction and reconciliation.
Impact Series | Apr 2019
In a drive for lower birth rates during the mid-90’s, Peruvian authorities launched a campaign to persuade women to get sterilized. More than ...