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Book Chapter | Jan 2013
This chapter explores how women’s rights and obligations are understood and negotiated within the context of an Islamic state in Sudan. ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The gender of law: Politics, memory and agency in Mozambican community courts Bjørn Enge Bertelsen
Law, Courts, Gender, Women, Mozambique
Journal Article | May 2014
Partnership is the overarching framework for development cooperation, but it has been criticized for furthering priorities of the North, rather ...
Gender, Tanzania, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of ...
A mixed bag: Norway's support for women and girls' rights and gender equality in international development
Report in External Series | Jan 2015
A mixed bag: Norway's support for women and girls' rights and gender equality in international deve
Mozambique, Gender, Evaluation
Journal Article | Nov 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against ...
Islamists, Human rights, CEDAW, Islamic Legislation, sharia, Jordan, Jordan
Journal Article | Jan 2011
The fundamental argument put forward by Islamists, who have ruled Sudan since 1989, for not signing the convention is based on cultural relativism; ...
Islamism, Islam, feminism, women's rights, interlegality, gender justice, CEDAW, Sudan
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Project | Feb 2007 - Aug 2008
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen ...
Close the political gender gap to reduce corruption. How women's political agenda and risk aversion restricts corrupt behaviour
U4 Brief | Apr 2018
Including women in local councils is strongly negatively associated with the prevalence of both petty and grand forms of corruption. This reduction ...