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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) after decades ...
Female genital mutilation, 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 prevalence ...
female genital mutilation, cutting, pharaonic circumcision, circumcision, kushabi, ARUSS, Red Sea
Review of the realisation of Norway’s “Strategy for intensifying international efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation for the period 2014–2017”
CMI Report | Feb 2019
This report was commissioned by Norad and the evaluation was realised by Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI). Joar Svanemyr is the main author of the report. ...
Female genital mutilation, FMG, Ethiopia, Somalia
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The horn of Africa has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the world, including in its most severe forms. Islamic texts ...
Female Genital Mutilation, Islam, violence against women, horn of Africa
News | 25 Oct 2013
Ugandan women have organized themselves to the core of national politics. What lessons are there to learn from the Ugandan experience?
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
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.
Sociologist focusing on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender perspectives.
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
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
A family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate whether female empowerment leads to more education, in particular for girls. The relative economic ...
Education, intrahousehold, female autonomy, Nepal
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal
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
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper discusses female circumcision in Gambia. Special focus is put on the practice as it is performed by the two most numerous ethnic categories ...
Female circumcision, Knowledge, Mandinka, Gambia
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Journal Article | Nov 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against Women) ...
Islamists, Human rights, CEDAW, Islamic Legislation, sharia, Jordan, Jordan
Report in External Series | May 2017
Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues—or those ...
Traditional authorities, Gender, Policy advocacy, Experiments, Malawi
Journal Article | May 2013
We explore the effect of female autonomy on individual fertility in Nepal. We find that families where wives have high level of autonomy have fewer children ...
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
Veiled experiences: Exploring female practices of seclusion Karin Ask Social experience and antropo
Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...
Master's Thesis | Jun 2010
The Impact of wealth and female autonomy on fertility decisions in Nepal: an econometric analysis