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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.
Event | 28 Oct 2011
Women endure violence in the everyday, in civil wars and conflicts, and in situations of political and religious oppression. Past or present, they find ways to survive. This seminar addresses a wide range of women's resilience strategies, rising questions of memory, trauma, silence and political mobilization to secure women's legal protection.
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast track’ ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance before moving ...
good governance, Pakistan
News | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
Project | Apr - Dec 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 ...
Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose
Sudan Report | Sep 2017
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, girls, marriage, education, freedom, ARUSS, Sudan, Red Sea State
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
We have used gender-disaggregated household panel data from 2007 and 2012 in combination with dictator games and hawk-dove games to assess the effects ...
joint land certification, gender, empowerment of wives, Ethiopia, Africa
Event | 17 Mar 2014
What does the future hold for Afghanistan's women?
Event | 17 Feb 2010
To what extent can complex legal plurality favour or disadvantage women and gendered rights claims within different cultural contexts?
Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
Event | 5 Jun 2014
Rethinking gender equality and sustainable economic development.
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.
Project | Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
The project analyses the strategic use of rights and law in battles over abortion rights in Latin America – and the various effects of this lawfare ...
Abortion, lawfare, legal mobilization, right to life, right to health, religion, transnational activist networks, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador
News | 29 Jun 2012
Electoral gender quotas have changed the representation of women in politics. Africa is pioneering. Rwanda is currently the only country in the world with more women than men in the national parliament.
News | 20 Jan 2014
Khartoum remains an island of peace amidst armed conflict in many corners of the country.
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2021
In long-established western democracies, women have made inroads as judges only during the past few decades. In post-conflict and transitional developing ...