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Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our floors and ...
child labour, carpet industry, Nepal
Project | Apr - Jun 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important step in the ...
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
This project assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, Federalism, East Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
Among Angola's current predicaments is an extreme centralisation of power. Despite the fact that the civil war has ended, executive authority remains ...
Democratisation, parliaments, institutionalisation, Africa: Angola
Political scientist researching women, politics and Islam in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Gender politics, women's movements, legal reform, sexual and reproductive rights, gender based violence, family law, Sudan
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
The critique of the Liberal Peace is based on the assumption that Western countries attempt to impose ‘their’ values and models on war-torn ...
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. There ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
National-level corruption risks and mitigation strategies in the implementation of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An overview of the current situation
U4 Issue | Apr 2015
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the first REDD+ target countries due its huge forest ecosystem potential. Since 2011, the country ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Anti-corruption, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, natural resource management, Democratic Republic of Congo
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
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
News | 28 Nov 2013
CMI has won a framework agreement with the Norwegian embassy in Tanzania to conduct 7-10 in-depth studies on aid, public finance, natural resources, land and agriculture, macroeconomics the next 4 years.
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Project | Jan 2011 - Feb 2014
The contemporary moment is marked by an unprecedented "faith" in the law (Comaroff 2009). The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to provide new ...
Indonesia, France, Sri Lanka
Project | Feb - Jul 2004
What can explain the apparent lack of political will to formulate, implement and monitor the budget process and public financial management in accordance ...
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.
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of what enabled ...