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Journal Article | Jun 2019
The second-wave feminist movement called attention to the endurance of discriminatory laws that deny women equal rights and opportunities. Since ...
Edited Book | Jan 2013
Climate change is one of the central challenges facing African countries and their people. Unless concerted efforts are made worldwide very ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Despite the flourishing of judicialisation of rights across the world, scepticism is not in short supply. Critiques range from concerns over ...
Judicial review, rights, legal and political theory, constitutional theory, international adjudication
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Editorial: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis Brian Citro, Evan Lyon, Mihir M
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
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted ...
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.
Event | 13 Jun 2007
Irvani is professor of Islamic Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and Karimi is director of the Human Rights Center at Mofit University in Qom.
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 6 Jun 2013
Open lecture with Prof. Leigh Payne (Director, Latin American Centre, University of Oxford). The notion of the "justice cascade" and "justice ...
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.
Project | Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
The project looks at the cost of women’s exclusion and the possibilities for their inclusion in peace talks, peacebuilding, and politics ...
Women, peacebuilding, Africa, legal reform, Algeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sudan
Programme | Mar 2015 - Dec 2017
The programme seeks to address some of the major social, political and economic challenges confronting the Angolan society and the Angolan state ...
Project | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
Project | Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
Addressing human rights violations of the past through transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms is a persistent demand in many countries emerging ...
transitional justice, human rights, national actors, international actors, Afghanistan Lebanon Mozambique Sudan
Project | Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed ...
transitional justice, trials, judicial reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Project | Jun - Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After former UN Secretary-General, ...
elections, violence, ethnicity, human rights, Kenya, Kenya
Electoral Mismanagement and Post-Election Violence in Kenya: Kriegler and Waki Commissions of Inquir
Project | Feb - Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After the former UN Secretary-General, ...
Elections, Kenya, violence, human rights, Kenya
Project | Nov 2009 - May 2010
The aim of the research project “Elections and Democracy in Africa” is to contribute to a comparative understanding of the challenges ...
Liberation movements, pro-democray movements, Africa, elections, democracy, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Project | Aug 2005 - Feb 2006
The purpose of this review was to assist Norwegian People's Aid in adapting its Angola programme in view of reaching the objectives the organisation ...
Land mines, partnership, rural development, land ownership, human rights, gender, HIV/Aids, civil society, Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), Angola