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News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Event | 31 May 2013
During the last couple of years there has been a series of seminar on the events related to the "Arab spring" in Yemen, Syria, Tunisia and Egypt ...
News | 10 May 2010
The papers from the Maputo conference in April ready for download Letter of invitation Maputo Table of contents Brito, Luis de: Challenge for Democracy: ...
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Event | 13 Oct 2014
ARUSS WorkshopReviewing Dynamics of Change in rural Sudan14 – 16 October 2014Ahfad University for Women Workshop Programme Tuesday 14/10 ...
News | 1 Mar 2013
CMI-student Thor Olav Iversen will go to Nepal together with researcher Magnus Hatlebakk to do qualitative interviews and collect survey data among the Dalits in the Tarai region.
Programme | Jan 2011 - Jan 2015
The Arab revolts are at different stages and take place in their particular setting. Yet there are common threads that run across the region. People have ...
Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Sudan
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
News | 27 Feb 2012
A social class of ultra poor is becoming increasingly visible in Mozambique. Neither national authorities nor international donors are able to target them with their current poverty reduction policies.
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
CMI Report | May 2019
On 16 April 2017 Turkish voters went to the polls to deliver their verdict on a set of constitutional amendments that would replace the existing parliamentary ...
Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 2022
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
Project | May 2014 - Apr 2018
Sexual and reproductive rights are lightening-rods of controversy in most societies. Political polarization has been particularly pronounced with regard ...
sexual rights, reproductive rights, right to health, lawfare, legal mobilization, abortion, homosexuality, gay rights, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay, South Africa, Uganda, India, Philippines, Nepal, Australia, USA, Germany, Poland, Norway
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Youth unemployment is a growing challenge in many countries. It causes frustrations, social problems, growth in unwanted migration, and victimization ...
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...
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
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. ...
Gender, development assistance, rural development, Afghanistan
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.