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Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
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.
Programme | Jan 1983 - Dec 2010
The objective of this programme is to provide a social science perspective to the study of human rights in developing countries. Current projects ...
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya ...
Human rights, International relations, Netherlands, Norway, Kenya, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2004
This article argues that election observation has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in ...
Election observation, democratisation, political rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The UN Convention for the Rights of the Child (CRC) has emerged as a central yardstick in assessing policies and practices concerning children. ...
Edited Book | Jan 2004
This book deals with the prospects for peaceful change, human rights and state-building in the Horn of Africa. There are few regions in the ...
Peace, Peace keeping, Human rights, Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda
Edited Book | Jan 1999
The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 11th in the series. It contains ...
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Taking dominant narratives of human rights progress and skepticism in Latin America as my point of departure, I explore in this article an alternative ...
Journal Article | Jun 2013
Human rights activists began to develop strategies for a transitional justice process in Afghanistan soon after the US-led intervention in 2001 ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, United Nations
CMI Report | Jan 2002
In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. ...
human rights, democratisation, aid, Guatemala, Honduras, Latin America, Central America
A Human Rights Based Approach to Participation in Health Reform: Experiences from the Implementation of Constitutional Court Orders in Colombia
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This paper analyses how participation was understood and put in place by the bodies in charge of implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s ...
Participation, Healthcare Reform, Colombia, Decision T-760/2008, Participation and Human Rights, Colombia
CMI Brief | Apr 2013
Millennium Development Goal number 5 (MDG 5) aims to reduce maternal mortality. In this brief we argue that, in the current global context more ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report is the Mozambique case study report for the evaluation of Norway’s support to strengthening women ...
Evaluation, Aid, Gender, Mozambique
Journal Article | Jan 2013
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal ...
Afghanistan, justice, injustice, human rights
Event | 2 Feb 2010
Alicia Ely Yamin, Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights, and professor II at CMI, argues that using human rights approaches to effectively address maternal mortality challenges human rights paradigms as well as development practice.
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
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