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Journal Article | Jan 2002
This article reviews the literature on the 'smart sanctions' approach developed in the late 1990s in response to the failure of conventional sanctions ...
Sanctions, International relations, Global
Edited Book | Jan 1998
The current Islamic revival is frequently associated with fundamentalism and radical politics. This reinforces Western perceptions of Islamic women as ...
Islamisation, gender relations, contested religious identities
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
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 200 000 ...
Decay or Resilience? The Long-Term Social Consequences of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article examines the long-term impact of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) on prosocial behavior in Sierra Leone. Two theoretical arguments ...
Journal Article | Dec 2016
This (open access) article furthers the study of post-civil war memorialisation in Lebanon by analysing the trajectory of the late Prime Minister Rafik ...
Lebanon, martyrs, Rafik Harir, post-civil war
Event | 26 Sep 2014
Pakistani lawyer Shahzad Akbad and former US drone pilot Brandon Bryant in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
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
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption strategies, Post-war reconstruction, Democratisation, Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia Herzegovina
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
Event | 4 Nov 2015
A conversation between Diego Martínez, General Secretary of the Permanent Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Colombia, and Elin Skaar, Senior Researcher, CMI
News | 8 Feb 2012
Summary points: Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn of Africa ...
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2017
In Pakistan, the legal recognition of rape as a crime has changed in pace with the dominant narrative on women’s sexuality. The country’s ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
News | 22 Jul 2010
Born in a territory between North and South Sudan, politically speaking the author is from the North. However, like many Sudanese women, the author feels that being a Sudanese woman is what is important for her. It is as a Sudanese woman that she feels she has the liberty to speak about Sudanese women - regardless of their political and geographic affiliations.
Project | Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
The aim of the project is to examine the nature and causes of the increasing public religiosity of Muslim women of the Occupied Palestinian Territories ...
Palestine, Islamism, Women, Religion, Gender, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel
Project | Apr - Jun 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important step in the ...
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.
Compensatory Livestock Thievery: A New Trend in Economic Crime In Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2017
“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out ...
livestock, Economic crime, Compensatory, Thievery, Practitioner, Victim, Broker, ARUSS, Sudan, Dilling, South Kordofan State
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.