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Project | Jan - Dec 2014
Women’s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention ...
CMI Report | Apr 2008
Tanzania is a relatively new mining country, and mining has become a hotly debated issue in the country. There is a feeling among both local people and ...
Land tenure, Mining, Conflicts, Legal aspects, Tanzania
CMI Insight | Jun 2014
Reforming the personal income tax legislation in Angola has been under preparation since 2011. There are many challenges related to creating an effective ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
When people move between positions as regulator or legislators and private companies within the same sector this can lead to conflicts of interest, regulatory ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This article addresses the relationship between the legislative and executive branches of government in Malawi during the multi-party era from 1994 until ...
Malawi, Parliament, Parliamentary-executive relations, Politics
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?
Event | 4 May 2005
Richard Wilson, Gladstein Chair of Human Rights and Director of the Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut discusses human rights after 9/11, What are the effects on human rights of the military actions and anti-terror legislation that constitutes the "war on terror", in the USA as well as globally?
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Sudan is among the African countries with a high prevalence of child marriage. In Sudan, ...
child marriage, religious counter-mobilization, legal reform, Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 2000
In 1992, legislation formally ended the nearly 30 year domination of the one-party state in Tanzania, part of a democratisation wave that appeared to ...
CMI Brief | May 2016
Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty for taxpayers’ ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
Journal Article | Sep 2014
This article charts a new direction in gender quota research by examining whether female legislators in general, and quota recipients in particular, ...
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Journal Article | Oct 2018
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions ...
child marriage, family law, gender reform, counter-mobilization, religion, tradition, Sudan, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
The Islamic Resistance Movement's (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah's political hegemony. ...
Peace, Conflict, Political development, Elections, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Middle East: Israel, Palestine
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Resource nationalism and local content in Tanzania: Experiences from mining and consequences for the petroleum sector
Journal Article | Nov 2016
Highlights Discontent with mining has contributed to calls for resource nationalism in Tanzania’s petroleum sector. The Tanzanian case demonstrates ...
Local content, Mining, Petroleum, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jun 2017
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion ...
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely ...