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News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
Event | 11 Apr 2013
Seminar to take stock of Brazil's development 10 years after the coming to power of Lula and PT, with André Singer, professor of ...
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
Public Policies in Latin America: From Legal and Policy Commitments to Actual Participatory Processes
Event | 27 Oct 2010
Even if a formal commitment expressed in legal frameworks exists, participation is not always easy to implement, and not all societies are used to open spaces for a broader participation. Camilla Gianelli raise some questions regarding the risk of adopting participatory mechanisms as a recipe.
Event | 3 Dec 2010
The Democracy and Rule of Law Programme at the University of Bergen and CMI has the pleasure to invite to a full-day seminar on Female Circumcision.
News | 12 Nov 2012
The Legitimate Role of the Judiciary in the Global Order at the University of Oslo and the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health at the University of Bergen have been granted Centre of Excellence. CMI are consortium partners.
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth ...
Trade policy, , Poverty, Africa: Namibia
Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, ...
Asia, Nepal, Bonded labor, Debt slavery, JEL classification: C72, D40, J41, O10
CMI Report | Jan 2003
In urban Africa, informal employment constitutes 90 per cent of all new jobs. Informal work is characterised by being unrecognised, unprotected ...
Gender, urbanization, micro credit, taxation, Africa: Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
UN estimate that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, ...
Coercion, Debt slavery, Power, Bonded labor, Nepal, Asia, Asia: Nepal
Book Chapter | Oct 2007
A recent report by the World Bank reiterates the widely held view that donor agencies commit large amounts of funding in the immediate post-conflict ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2009
Humanitarian crises that call for international assistance almost always take place in countries that either can’t or won’t meet ...
humanitarian aid, corruption, emergencies, USA, Iran, Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 2006
In the last decade Mali has experienced a gold boom. Today Mali is Africa's third largest producer of gold and has one of the world's most gold-dependent ...
Mining industry, gold mines, resource management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Mali
Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our ...
child labour, carpet industry, Nepal
Book | Apr 2013
This book is about the political ecology of pastoralism in Sudan and one of the few ethnographic studies of the Fulbe (Fulani) since D.J. Stenning's ...
We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women
CMI Report | Dec 2015
Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
‘Humanitarian boredom’ produces its own perspective on the world, providing a ‘point of entry’ to the observation of ...
Afghanistan, boredom, humanitarianism, crisis
Journal Article | May 2017
Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms ...
debt, bondage, freedom, dependence, Pakistan
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger