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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.
Hugo Stokke is a political scientist focusing on human rights research.
Human rights (social and economic), political theory, development aid, nation building, poverty reduction, identity, child labour, Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Singapore., Europe: Nordic countries, Western Balkans
Event | 18 Oct 2005
Can a peaceprocess be respected if "peacemaking forces" violate human rights? asks senior researcher and Afghan expert Dr. Arne Strand. In Afghanistan there is a deliberate neglect of human rights by the Afghan government and the UN and - certainly, by the Operation Enduring Freedom - in fear that the warlords would not accept inducement if they could be held accountable for past human rights atrocities.
News | 30 May 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH, has joined the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center as inaugural Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children.
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
This chapter discusses the difficulties aid agencies encounter when entering the comparatively new and sensitive field of human rights and democracy ...
Human rights, Democratisation, Aid, Global
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
The contribution reviews the experiences with sanctions, especially during the 'sanctions decade' of the 1990s, and assesses the efficacy and ...
Human rights, Sanctions, Global
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The article gives a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights and recent trends in India. The article covers civil and political as ...
Human rights, India, Development, Asia
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society ...
Truth commission , Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
Edited Book | Jan 2001
The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 12th in the series. It contains ...
International Criminal Court, World Trade Organisation, Minority rights, Affirmative action, Asia: Malaysia, Nepal., Americas: Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Aid for Human Rights and Democracy: Challenges of Design, Management and Evaluation Gunnar M. Sørb
Development aid, Human rights
Edited Book | Oct 2011
The last fifteen years have seen a tremendous growth in the number of health rights cases focusing on issues such as access to health services ...
CMI Report | Aug 2011
A new Land Act introduced in Angola in 2004 demonstrates a genuine interest in the protection of the customary land rights of rural communities ...
Customary land tenure, Agricultural development, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2011
Recent discourses on human rights as well as individual rights have affected the traditional understanding of gender roles and family in general. ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper is about the role that may be envisioned for the courts in Angola with respect to the poor. Looking at the period from 1992 - 2004, ...
Courts, Access to justice, Social and economic rights, Social rights litigation, Angola
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
To NATO countries, promoting women’s rights in Afghanistan is often framed as a choice between committing to high levels of aid for gender-related ...
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article analyses how state and non-state actors have tried to address the human rights violations and war crimes committed during the civil ...
Civil War, Gamba Spirits, Gorongosa, Human Rights, Local Justice, Mozambique, Transitional Justice, Mozambique
CMI Brief | Jan 2014
Millions of Latin American women face serious barriers to their sexual and reproductive rights, and they suffer serious consequences ...
abortion rights, reproductive rights, Peru, Latin America
Taking the inside or outside track – or both? NGO advocacy in state reporting under the Child Rights Convention: a case study from Kenya
CMI Report | Apr 2015
This report forms part of a larger study titled Advancing the Rights of Children: Assessing the Effectiveness of Transnational Advocacy ...
Edited Book | May 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights ...
transitional justice, impunity, accountability, Latin America, human rights, law, truth commissions, trials, reparations, amnesty, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
Book Chapter | Jun 2008
Can social rights litigation contribute to more equitable and socially sustainable development outcomes? This chapter investigates the ...
Social rights, Litigation