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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.
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Event | 19 May 2010
The aim of this seminar is to take stock of the situation in Guatemala regarding poverty, security and indigenous rights and analyze the root causes of the disappointing developments following the signing of the peace accords in 1996.
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 ...
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising ...
violence, natural resources, petroleum, politics, Mtwara, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Research on conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) has grown rapidly over the last decade. This article consolidates existing social science ...
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Journal Article | Apr 2014
The Syrian revolt has over the past three years escalated into a massive humanitarian crisis with regional implications. The crisis is consistent ...
civil war, displacement, violence, refugees, IDPs, Syria, Lebanon, Syria, Lebanon
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, ...
Afghanistan, law, value, justice, violence
Explaining Variation in Violence After Civil war: A Comparative Analysis of Angola (2002-2009) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (2003-2010)
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2013
Explaining Variation in Violence After Civil war: A Comparative Analysis of Angola (2002-2009) and
Peacebuilding, postwar violence, collective violence. War duration, no. of factions, conflict settlement. Amnesties, prosecutions, ICC. Elections, economic growth, regional neighborhood. Statebuilding, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
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 ...
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
Event | 23 Oct 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries. How is police corruption linked to the wider processes of development - including crime, violence and poverty, asks Jens Chr. Andvig from NUPI and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad in this seminar.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2017
This project will seek to better understand how women’s life opportunities are gendered. Particular attention will be given to women’s ...
Project | Jan 2010 - Sep 2014
After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. ...
transitional justice, impact analysis, democracy, peace, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
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
Project | Oct - Dec 2009
This research project examines fifty years of conflict and co-existence in Lebanon, beginning with the short 1958 civil war and ending ...
Lebanon, post-conflict violence, peacebuilding, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
The first multiparty elections were held in Angola in 1992 as a part of the democratization and peace process. However, the September 1992 ...
Civil war, elections, political parties, Angola
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
Gender and Violence in Post-Conflict Settings Torunn Wimpelmann Handbook on Gender and Violence Laur