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Book | Jan 2009
This book tells a different story about water. Against the backdrop of the end of the Ottoman Empire to the Palestinian uprisings, old Palestinian women ...
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
Women are women or how to please your husband: Initiation ceremonies and the politics of 'tradition' in Southern Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
Women are women or how to please your husband: Initiation ceremonies and the politics of 'tradition
CMI Brief | May 2018
The number of Muslim women participating in political decision-making in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) is on the rise. This brief explores ...
Women in politics, Peacebuilding in Africa, Complementarity, Sudan
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Following the adoption of the Senegalese Law on Parity and the subsequent influx of women to the National Assembly, we saw a strong gendered polarisation ...
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns ...
Event | 29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary ...
Revolution, Arab spring, sexual assault, Egypt
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or detours to women's empowerment?
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or det
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Ansar al-Sunna and Women’s Agency in Sudan: A Salafi Approach to Empowerment through Gender Segregation
Journal Article | Dec 2016
Ansar al-Sunna and Women’s Agency in Sudan: A Salafi Approach to Empowerment through Gender Segrega
Event | 2 Feb 2010
Alicia Ely Yamin, Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights, and professor II at CMI, argues that using human rights approaches to effectively address maternal mortality challenges human rights paradigms as well as development practice.
CMI Brief | Jun 2020
Ten years ago, on January 12, at 16:53 in the afternoon, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti. The country was left in shambles. So was the women’s ...
Women's movement, earthquake, gender policies, Haiti
Close the political gender gap to reduce corruption. How women's political agenda and risk aversion restricts corrupt behaviour
U4 Brief | Apr 2018
Including women in local councils is strongly negatively associated with the prevalence of both petty and grand forms of corruption. This reduction in ...
U4 Brief | Jun 2015
The belief that women are less corrupt than men is widespread, even among development specialists. Variations in risk aversion and reciprocal behaviour ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Research showing that there is strong correlation between increased female labor force participation and women’s political participation is essentially ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Scholars, politicians and women activists today share a concern for the limited representation of women in different political bodies. Statistics comparing ...
Elections, Political parties, Women's representation, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2005
Life upside down: Women and silent crises in the Middle East Nefissa Naguib Pakistan Journal of Wom
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Among the ground-breaking achievements of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was its call to place adolescent sexual and ...
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health, , International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), , Adolescent pregnancy, , HIV, , Child marriage, , Low- and middle-income countries