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Book revew 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
Book revew 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 | Jun 2017
Despite increased evidence of international lobbying groups working to restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights policies at international ...
reproductive health, abortion, Latin America
CMI Report | Oct 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: ...
women's rights, marriage, divorce, domestic violence, Lebanon
Event | 26 Nov 2009
This seminar will elaborate on the relationship between sharia and human rights. Is Islam compatible with human rights? What are the implications of the struggles of contemporary Islamic feminists and Muslim human rights activists on both the concept of sharia and human rights? What are the challenges and consequences?
Project | Jan 2006 - Jun 2007
Taking as its point of departure duties and responsibilities essential to the alleviation of poverty, people-centred development and the exercise ...
Human Rights, International obligations, Global
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management ...
CMI Report | Jan 2003
NORAD has been supporting the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook for a decade, from the pilot issue in 1992 and up to the present date. The Yearbook ...
Human rights, Aid, Evaluation, Nepal, Asia: Nepal
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
CMI Report | Jun 2007
The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative ...
Human rights, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article offers a framework for exploring litigation as a strategy to advance the right to health by holding governments accountable to ...
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Rights with Bite: 20 Years of Human Rights Research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute Ivar Kolstad a
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
Assigning forest carbon rights is crucial for any effective REDD+ system. Often linked to debates about forest tenure, carbon rights determine ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2017
State and non-state actors engaged in disputes to expand and limit abortion rights have engaged in legal mobilization—in other words, ...
Abortion rights, Peru, legal mobilization, Peru
CMI Report | Jan 2016
Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to ...
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.
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