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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 ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
CMI Report | Jan 2011
Since 2002, Den Nationale Scene (DNS), Bergen, Norway, has collaborated with the Afghan National Theatre. In 2009, the Norwegian Ministry of ...
Journal Article | Jan 1999
This paper discusses recent conservation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and ...
Pakistan, national parks, wildlife conservation, Khunjerab National Park, local populations, Karakoram
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Event | 8 Dec 2010
Museums are major national institutions involved in peoples' memory making. The ways the old and new, similarities and difference are remembered or forgotten reflect and affect existing perceptions of identities within the national frame. How does African nation states display pluralities and diversitites within a common national identity?
Sudan Report | Jan 2016
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local ...
Sub-national revenue mobilisation, local government, taxation, tax reform, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Sudan
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 ...
Local content, Mining, Petroleum, Tanzania
Event | 31 Aug 2010
How do different models of ownership over natural resources affect poverty levels and social conflicts in Latin America? Who stand to gain and who stand to lose from nationalizing natural resources? And what do "natural resources" really mean for different groups in society?
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
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’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper discusses recent conversation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and ...
CMI Report | Jan 1995
This study focuses on Tanzania's efforts to use elements from ethnic expressive arts in political propaganda and in the creation of a national ...
Dance, Performing arts, Traditional culture, Theatre, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
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 ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of ...
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
The international regime for resettlement of refugees examined in this volume has three important characteristics. First, the regime is state-centric. ...
Refugee & Migration Studies General Anthropology Political Economy