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News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
Challenging Male Dominance in Norm-Making in Contexts of Legal Pluralism: Insights from the Andes Ra
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Empowering the poor requires more than simply a transfer of resources; it entails the creation of sound legal and political frameworks which specifically address the needs of the poor and vulnerable and hold political and administrative leaders accountable for policy failures.
Bolivia, China, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, India
Project | Oct - Nov 2014
This is an evaluation of a three-year project implemented by a Malawian civil society organisation - Centre for Legal Assistance (CELA). It has sought ...
Malawi, prison conditions, human rights, judiciary
Event | 19 Sep 2005
Dr. Ramesh Chitrakar is currently a guest researhcer at CMI. Bonded labour or Kamaiya system is a kind of slavery system. The people in Nepal become bonded labour mainly because of the debt, popularly known as "Sauki". His Majesty 's Government of Nepal abolished the system and freed Kamaiyas on July 17, 2000 by writing off of their loan. However, just banning the system was not sufficient to improve the living conditions of the bonded labourers as Kamiyas are the landless-homeless people.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
This article focuses on recent French efforts to expand legal regulation of religious symbols to childcare. Controversies over ‘veiled nannies’ ...
hijab, religious freedom, secular suspicion, public and private, France
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Following advice from the World Bank, and hoping for economic growth and independence from donors, a number of African countries have opened up opportunities ...
Governance, land, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jul 2019
Evolução Histórico-Legal do Processo de Despenalização do Aborto em Moçambique. Carmeliza Rosario,Ca
Journal Article | Jan 2004
Sergio Vieira de Mello's bold mission to Iraq ended in tragedy for him and 22 others. The attack on the UN headquarters in August 2003 that caused these ...
Middle East: Iraq
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
Journal Article | Jan 2021
A popular uprising recently ousted Omar al-Bashir and his Islamist cronies from power after having ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989. Sexual abuse ...
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
Book Chapter | Nov 2008
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss Bolivia ...
Event | 27 Jun 2011
Peter Von Doepp examines the direct effects of elections, military interventions, constitutional referenda, and food crises on government interference with private media outlets.
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghanistan, Local law, Women, Human Rights
Local law, Hanafi Family law, divorce, women, Asia: Afghanistan
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
While the international community is primarily concerned with trying to restore stability and providing protection and relief to an increasing number ...
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns ...
Journal Article | Jun 2013
Human rights activists began to develop strategies for a transitional justice process in Afghanistan soon after the US-led intervention in 2001 and by ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, United Nations
Event | 9 May 2005
What are the achievements and challenges of peace building in Afghanistan? The conference will cover issues such as the achivements and challenges of peace building in Afghanistan, forms of intervention, human security, security system reform and the military and regional security.