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Book Chapter | Jan 2013
An accumulated rage: Legal pluralism and gender justice in Bolivia John-Andrew McNeish and Ana Cec
Justice, Women, Gender, Bolivia
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The aim of this paper is to investigate and map climate change discourses in legal spaces. We look at how issues concerning the injustice and human rights ...
Climate change, Climate change policy, Climate justice, Human rights, Sustainable development, Social research, Governance, Climate change adaptation, Emissions regulations, Government regulation
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jun 2016
Some donor interventions, like supporting public financial management, seem to help combat corruption. Others are ineffective. This opinion article ...
Anti-corruption, aid effectiveness, corruption risk assessment, corruption risk management, development policy, foreign policy, economic policy, zero-tolerance policy
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The presence of business-corruption in a market provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a ...
Rent-seeking, Corruption, Firms, Risk, JEL D81, F23, K40
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
This article outlines some of the main policies and interventions for economic development and gender equality in Mozambique since Independence in 1975, ...
Mozambique, Development, Gender
Community mobilization after an earthquake: case study of the use of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings on mental health and psychosocial support in Peru
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article describes and analyzes the first comprehensive case study of the application of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support ...
Mental Health, Emergency settings, Peru
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 in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
Master's Thesis | Oct 2011
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase in ...
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate same-sex ...
LGBT Rights, Costa Rica, Colombia
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian Courtis’ ...
News | 15 Oct 2013
Every year, millions of children die before reaching the age of five. 85 percent of child-mother fatalities happen in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The new Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) focus their efforts here.
Event | 10 Dec 2012
Elin Skaar (CMI) discusses this new publication with editors Rachel Sieder (CIESAS/CMI) and John-Andrew McNeish (UMB/CMI). Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: ...
Event | 1 Jun 2007
There is a growing political and public awareness of the contemporary existence and importance of legal plurality. What value does the recognition of legal plurality have for the poor and socially marginalised?
CMI Insight | Mar 2020
In recent years, China has significantly increased its development interventions. China is now among the major providers of aid to Africa. Foreign aid ...
development, aid, donors, infrastructure, China, Africa, Norway
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
This case-based brief presents experiences of district health management teams in South Africa, where interventions to improve district health planning ...
anti-corruption, health sector
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania