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CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition ...
Law Reform in Post-Conflict Sudan: Are Female Members of the National Assembly Acting in the Interest of Sudanese Women?
Journal Article | Dec 2013
Law Reform in Post-Conflict Sudan: Are Female Members of the National Assembly Acting in the Interes
Women's rights, law reform, mobilization, gender quota, Sudan, , Sudan
CMI Insight | Jan 2016
Women inside and outside of the Sudanese government were deeply concerned about the high prevalence rates of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) ...
Female genital mutilation, Sudan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
This CMI Working Paper draws from several years of research in Honduras, including a series of interviews in February 2015, to assess the relationship ...
Military civilian relations, Honduras
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for ...
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article analyses the convergence of two refugee crises, Palestine (1948-present) and Syria (2012-present), having brought old and new refugees ...
urban refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Tyre, emigration, displacement, Lebanon, Syria
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The fiscal sociology literature views the state at the heart of development, but in most developing countries, formal taxation is limited. Instead, ...
taxation, social institutions, social extraction, informal taxation, service provision
Journal Article | Jul 2019
Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic ...
Journal Article | Dec 2019
The reification of humanitarian borders generates a politics of crisis that weakens the capacity to produce structural political changes and ...
humanitarianism, borders, critique, crisis, political change, exceptionalism, ordinary politics, rescue
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan