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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 ...
Islamism and Democracy: An Inquiry into the Political Thought of the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
My focus of analysis is Islamist democracy as conceived by the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi. I aim to explore and understand Turabi's concept ...
Islamism, democracy, Sudan, Tunisia and Egypt
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.
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 reversed contagion effect: Explaining the unevenness of women's representation across South African municipalities
Journal Article | Nov 2013
Do dominant parties comply with its gender quota rule when they face an increased electoral threat? Contrary to conventional wisdom, we question whether ...
Gender Quotas, Local Governance, ELections, Women's Representation, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2011
This article critically addresses recent anthropological and feminist efforts to theorize and analyse Muslim women's participation in and support for ...
Norway, young Muslims, piety, self, agency
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghan women, Religious traditions,Transformations, Transmission
Gender, religion, ritual, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 1997
(Forthcoming 1998 under the title: Women and Islamisation. Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations by Berg Publishers, Oxford/New York)...
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with an ethnography ...
Mozambique, Gender, Urban, Inequality, Poverty
CMI Brief | Jun 2016
Malawi has its version of a ‘national gender machinery’, like many other countries, established to break the barriers against women representation ...
Costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households: A cross-sectional study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Little is known about the costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households. Our aim was to study both costs and consequences of induced ...
Abortions, costs, consequences, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
Three decades of Islamist rule institutionalized a culture of violence against women in Sudan. The COVID-19 pandemic and state instructed lockdown has ...
COVID-19, Coronavirus, domestic violence, pandemic, abuse, violence, Sudan
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary Afghanistan. ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Brittle Images, Lingering Pasts: Armenian Women and Sorrow Nefissa Naguib Women, pain and death: Ri