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Book review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), 'Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Countries'
Book Review | Mar 2015
Review of Andreassen, Bård A. and Gordon Crawford (eds.), ‘Human Rights, Power and Civic Action: Comparative Analyses of Struggles ...
Human rights, power, civil society, General
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
Journal Article | Sep 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
Project | May 2014 - Apr 2018
Sexual and reproductive rights are lightening-rods of controversy in most societies. Political polarization has been particularly pronounced ...
sexual rights, reproductive rights, right to health, lawfare, legal mobilization, abortion, homosexuality, gay rights, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay, South Africa, Uganda, India, Philippines, Nepal, Australia, USA, Germany, Poland, Norway
News | 28 Jan 2014
Ethiopia has great success in its work to eradicate poverty. Yet, the human rights situation in the country makes cooperation a challenging task for the international community. Norway should support the country´s human rights work by strengthening Ethiopia's internal debates on human rights, says CMI-researchers. -The best way to do this is through institutional cooperation, and close collaboration with Ethiopian partners.
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
The chapter gives an overview of the state and trends of human rights in Nepal up to 1992. It covers the full range of rights from civil and ...
Human rights, development, governance, yearbook, Nepal, South Asia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
Sobre el Derecho de Resistencia en Contextos de Privaciones Severas. Como Deberia Reaccionar el Estado?
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
In his article "The right of rersistance in situations of extreme deprivation" Roberto Gargarella argues for a poverty-based right of resistance ...
Right of resistance, Social rights, Right to housing, Poverty, Africa: South Africa
Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948
CMI Report | Jan 1993
When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global ...
Human Rights, History, United Nations, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
The chapter gives a broad overview of the state and trends of human rights in Pakistan up to 1993. It covers both civil and political rights ...
human rights, governance, development, political participation, Pakistan, South Asia
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate ...
LGBT Rights, Costa Rica, Colombia
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Empirical critiques of human rights have reached a crescendo. Despite their centrality in late modernity, human rights face claims of irrelevance ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Global indexes are commonly used to measure a country’s performance, including on the implementation of human rights conventions. Such ...
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Journal Article | Jun 2007
This article attempts to explain why Uruguayan judges have lagged behind judges in Chile and Argentina in the prosecution of the military for ...
legal development, human rights, uruguay, Uruguay
Giving Effect to Children's Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing ...
Women’s Equal Rights and Islam in Sudanese Republican Thought: A Translation of Three Family Law Booklets from 1975, Produced and Circulated by the Republican Sisters
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2015
This paper includes a translation of three booklets produced by the Sudanese Republican Sisters in commemoration of International Women’s ...
Sudan, Republican Brothers, Islam, Women's rights, Family law
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls’ rights and gender equality through ...
Aid, Evaluation, Women, Empowerment, Global, Ethiopia, Nepal, Norway
Edited Book | Feb 2017
The last few decades have witnessed an explosion of judgments on social rights around the world. However, we know little about whether these ...