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Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
In long-established western democracies, women have made inroads as judges only during the past few decades. In post-conflict and transitional developing ...
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
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
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
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 ...
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
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 | 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.
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 | 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
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Event | 10 Dec 2012
Elin Skaar (CMI) discusses this new publication with editors Rachel Sieder (CIESAS/CMI) and John-Andrew McNeish (UMB/CMI). Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: ...
Event | 11 May 2011
Katerini T. Storeng discusses the shift from from rights-based to evidence-based approaches to safe motherhood and the seemingly pervasive 'trust in numbers' within global health governance.
News | 12 May 2015
Discussions over the role Islam should play in public life, are raging in Tunisia. A veiled Tunisair flight attendant caused uproar in the Tunisian Parliament recently, writes researcher Mari Norbakk from fieldwork in Tunis.
Journal Article | Nov 2013
Since the 1990s there has been an unprecedented rise in the number of women in parliaments in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the literature finds little ...
News | 26 Sep 2012
With the support of NATO and the US, Afghan warlords are regaining strength. -The international community has chosen a dangerous path, warns researcher Akbar Sarwari.