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News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
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
Edited Book | Jun 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialising in development and human rights
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Event | 4 May 2005
Richard Wilson, Gladstein Chair of Human Rights and Director of the Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut discusses human rights after 9/11, What are the effects on human rights of the military actions and anti-terror legislation that constitutes the "war on terror", in the USA as well as globally?
Project | Oct - Dec 2018
This is a mid-term review of the international department of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Oslo. The activities centre largely on Asian ...
Human rights, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Asia
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Project | Jul - Sep 2015
Mid-term review of two human rights organisations in Tanzania: Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) and Zanzibar Legal Services Centre (ZLSC). ...
Human rights, legal aid, Tanzania
Project | Jul 2014 - May 2015
SIPU in Sweden, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in Norway have been commissioned by Norad ...
Norwegian Aid. Gender Equality, Global + Ethiopia, Nepal, Mozambique
Programme | Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
This three-year institute programme (IP) studies how human rights protection for forced migrants (refugees and internally displaced persons, ...
forced migration, IDPs, refugees, peacebuilding, Lebanon, Cyprus, Afghanistan/Pakistsn
Project | Apr - Jul 2006
Right to Play, formerly Olympic Aid, is a humanitarian organisation intiated by athletes. The main office of Right to Play is in Toronto, Canada, ...
Sports, Refugees, Palestine, Tanzania
Project | Jan - Dec 2006
The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative under the auspices of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have adopted ...
Human Rights, Africa, Poverty Reduction
Project | Jul 2004 - Dec 2005
In spite of more than three decades of efforts to promote women's rights in Bangladesh, the results have been piecemal and only slowly forthcoming, ...
Bangladesh, courts, women's rights, gender justice, human rights, law
Project | Jan 1998
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations' Declaration of Human Rights, conference held at the CMI addressed issues related to ...
News | 7 Jul 2015
The Sudanese religious thinker and leader Al-Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha was a passionate advocate for gender equality. In 1945, he founded ...
Event | 21 Nov 2008
The seminar will address the role of the international community in securing the right to health through an exploration of the content of the right itself, the corresponding obligations, and in particular which obligations are assumed by richer states - acting bi- or multilaterally.
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global