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Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Perspectives of Local Violence: Revenge, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Arne Strand Local Politi
The Moderating influence of international courts on social movements: Evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Feminists and religious conservatives across the globe have increasingly turned to courts in their battles over abortion. Yet while a significant literature ...
Legal mobilization, abortion rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Event | 17 Feb 2010
To what extent can complex legal plurality favour or disadvantage women and gendered rights claims within different cultural contexts?
Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan
Project | Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
The project analyses the strategic use of rights and law in battles over abortion rights in Latin America – and the various effects of this lawfare ...
Abortion, lawfare, legal mobilization, right to life, right to health, religion, transnational activist networks, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women ...
Journal Article | Dec 2009
The presence of business-corruption provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a chosen strategy ...
Risk assessment, Legal economic, Compliance
Public Policies in Latin America: From Legal and Policy Commitments to Actual Participatory Processes
Event | 27 Oct 2010
Even if a formal commitment expressed in legal frameworks exists, participation is not always easy to implement, and not all societies are used to open spaces for a broader participation. Camilla Gianelli raise some questions regarding the risk of adopting participatory mechanisms as a recipe.
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Event | 24 Jun 2011
Anne Hellum and Rachel Sieder share perspectives, experiences and thoughts on gender justice and legal pluralities in Africa and Latin America based on long-term fieldworks and extensive scholarship on the subject.
Event | 24 Sep 2006
The Costa Rica's Constitutional Court, is the titel of Bruce Wilson's seminar at CMI.There is little dispute that Costa Rica has experienced both a judicial and more specifically a "rights revolution" in the last 15 years. The creation of a new constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court in 1989 created a legal opportunity for virtually every sector of society to seek legal redress and have their constitutional rights enforced or protected.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2012
Interventions to fix market failures in infrastructure have often resulted in some form of governance failure and this contributes importantly to explain ...
Political economy, Infrastructure, Regulation, Reform
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
Over the last decade, Afghanistan has served as the testing ground for a range of whole-of-government (WoG) approaches to international intervention ...
Journal Article | Jun 2010
The efforts of the international community to build peace in Sudan have been frustrated by the failure to stop the violence in Darfur, continuous setbacks ...
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2010
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal state justice and indigenous legal ...
Women's rights, Indigenous population, Justice, Latin America
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Guatemala suffers from high levels of undernourishment and malnutrition despite a strong political commitment to the right to food. Yet, there is an absence ...
food litigation, Guatemala
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, ...
CMI Report | Jan 1995
The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness ...
Legal institutions, Judicial system, Good governance, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Project | Jan 2011 - Jan 2020
Far-reaching processes of juridification are perceived to be at work in Norwegian society and globally, with expanding and more detailed legal regulation, ...
Project | Jan - Aug 2002
CMI organised a seminar on future Swedish and Norwegain development cooperation with Angola, on 8-9 April. There were interventions around options for ...
Angola. Development Aid, Africa: Angola
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?