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News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Edited Book | Jan 2019
Norway tops international indexes on children’s rights but continues to attract criticism for its level of compliance with the Convention of the ...
Children's rights, Human rights
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Cooperative norms and behavior are considered to be essential requirements for sustainable stabilization and development in conflict-affected states. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The horn of Africa has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the world, including in its most severe forms. Islamic texts ...
Female Genital Mutilation, Islam, violence against women, horn of Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2008
As Clifford Geertz remarked in his Islam Observed (1968), the idea of a 'changing' religion is a contradiction in terms, as religion is fundamentally ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside ...
Traditional culture, Honour killings, Pakistan, Asia: Pakistan
Edited Book | Jan 1999
The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style ...
Sudan Report | Jan 2018
Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, ...
Child marriage, Kassala, Sudan
Main Research Topic
We research gender politics through women's legal mobilization in political institutions and beyond. In particular, we are concerned with violence against ...
abortion, gender equality, feminisation, gender justice
Project | Sep 2004 - Dec 2005
This project is on the integration of armed groups in peace processes, focusing on how various types of armed groups - in terms of their embeddedness ...
Peacebuilding, Demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration, Social embeddedness, Afghanistan and Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. ...
Journal Article | Aug 2013
In September 2011 Bolivian police raided an encampment of several hundred indigenous people gathered to protest the government’s plan to build a ...
Bolivia, indigeneity, extraction, protest
Journal Article | Jul 2011
Across Latin America, debates and practice around indigenous law provide a window on shifting relations between indigenous movements, states, and international ...
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report examines lessons from peacebuilding efforts during the last decade or so that are relevant to the current challenges in Sudan. While there ...
Peacebuilding, Sudan, Africa: Sudan
News | 5 Nov 2013
CMI has got funding for four new research projects from the Research Council of Norway. The projects are all part of the NORGLOBAL programme.
News | 19 Nov 2007
CMI received 3 research grants from the Poverty and Peace Research Programme announced the Research Council of Norway.
News | 4 Mar 2016
Honduras has become one of the world’s most dangerous countries for activists. In the early hours of 3 March yet another prominent activist was murdered. Indigenous leader and human rights and environmental activist Bertha Cáceres was shot by unknown gunmen in her own house.
CMI Insight | May 2020
Desde os ataques de Outubro de 2017 em Mocímboa da Praia, realizados por alegados insurgentes islamistas, vulgarmente referidos como Ahlu Sunnah ...
Armed clashes, violence, army, insurgents, Mozambique