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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 ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
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, ...
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition ...
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Event | 30 Oct 2013
What constitutes an efficient criminal justice system? This international workshop with leading experts explores criteria for crime-preventive impacts through the criminal justice system.
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
U4 Issue | May 2015
This U4 issue paper provides policymakers in developing nations, their citizens, and U4’s partners in the donor community with an overview ...
Justice, Assessment, Corrections, Corruption, Criminal justice, Detention, Investigation, Judiciary, Police, Prosecution, Trials
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Event | 30 May 2013
M. Cherif Bassiouni an international United Nations war crimes expert, often called "The Godfather of International Criminal Law". Professor Bassiouni has served in numerous United Nations positions, including Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Libya (2011) and UN Commission on Human Rights for Afghanistan (2004-06).
Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers
Project | Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power ...
Abortion, homosexuality, criminal law, health policy, mental health, political determinants, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia
CMI Insight | Jan 2015
In 2009, the international criminal court (ICC) warranted the arrest of Sudan’s sitting President indicting him for systematic and widespread ...
Women activists, Darfur, International criminal court, Sexual violence, Sudan
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
CMI Insight | Jan 2016
Women inside and outside of the Sudanese government were deeply concerned about the high prevalence rates of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) ...
Female genital mutilation, Sudan
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
In 2003 Slovakia established a Special Court, subsequently renamed the Special Criminal Court (SCC), principally for corruption and organised ...
justice, anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, Slovakia
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Under Sudan’s Criminal Act (1991), rape is defined as zina (adultery and fornication) without consent. This means that the strict rules ...
U4 Issue | Jul 2009
Corruption and organised crime are of great concern to the international community: while the first is regarded as one of the greatest barriers ...
Political corruption, organised crime, illicit financial flows, international drivers of corruption
Event | 11 May 2015
Norad’s international corruption hunters network meets in Bergen. Hear how they work to prosecute corrupt criminals.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | May 2017
This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest ...
female genital mutilation, cutting, pharaonic circumcision, circumcision, kushabi, ARUSS, Red Sea