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CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger ...
CMI Report | Oct 2016
The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights. Mari Norbakk CMI Rep
women's rights, Tunisia
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article analyzes the factors associated with vulnerability of the Ashaninka, the most populous indigenous Peruvian Amazonian people, to ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism ...
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
News | 30 Jun 2014
Reem Abbas is impatient. -We are always told that we have to wait. Building the nation needs to come first, women´s rights come second. The young generation of activists is tired of being told to wait, she says.
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Project | Oct 2004 - Oct 2005
The right to seek asylum, and the conflicting interests that may arise between the rights of the asylum seeker on the one hand and the recipient ...
refugee, refugee status, human rights violations, terrorism, international law, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Canada
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
A five year Joint Strategic Programme of the Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, with the purpose and research ...
Project | Jan 1999 - May 2000
CMI was responsible for preparing a synthesis report discussing the relevance of Danish support for ameliorating key human rights and democratisation ...
Social Psychologist with a research focus on rights-based approaches to health
Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Tuberculosis, Health Systems, Right to Health, Colombia, Mozambique, Peru
Event | 30 Jan 2009
Does the current juridification of politics narrow the space for democratic politics, or does it represent an expansion of democracy? This seminar brings together international experts in the field.
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
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.
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Rights Litigation as Transformation: South African Perspectives Siri Gloppen Democratising D
Social rights, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Human Rights as a Mechanism for Integration in Bosnia-Herzegovina Hugo Stokke International Journal
Human rights, Integration, Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
The Bretton Woods Institutions: Human Rights and the PRSPs Arne Tostensen Casting the Net Wider: H
Human rights, Poverty reduction, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda