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Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and ...
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger ...
U4 Brief | Jul 2015
Large-scale mining of minerals and metals are threatening protected areas, and corruption is often to blame. International donors must engage ...
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
Legal knowledge as a tool for social change: La mesa por la vida y la salud de las mujeres as an expert on Colombian abortion law
Journal Article | Jan 2017
In May 2006, Colombia’s Constitutional Court liberalized abortion, introducing three circumstances under which the procedure would not ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
What was once a fledgling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka is now destroyed. In 2014 ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2018
On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-pages-long verdict on LGBT rights and love. “Navtej Singh Johar v. Union ...
LGBT rights, India
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Following the adoption of the Senegalese Law on Parity and the subsequent influx of women to the National Assembly, we saw a strong gendered ...
Event | 23 Apr 2014
Public event with Naomi Roht-Arriaza (University of California), Elin Skaar (CMI) and Harmen van der Wilt (University of Amsterdam).
News | 30 May 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH, has joined the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center as inaugural Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
State-religion relations and attempts at regulation: The Indonesian draft law on inter-religious harmony
Event | 16 Aug 2012
While it is generally accepted that states may regulate the activities of religious communities in the interests of social order and public ...
Event | 26 Aug 2013
A roundtable discussion with climate change scholars from law, ethics and political science for a conversation on where we are, the most acute ...
Project | Jun 2007 - Dec 2011
As noted by British MEP Glyn Ford, 'genuine partnership in Europe can only develop on the basis of shared common values - in particular, ...
European integration, legal culture, religion, "war on terror", convergence, Norway, UK, Poland, Bulgaria and Ukraine
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
With the 2003 local government law Mozambique aims to radically restructure the provinces to deconcentrate resources and to improve local planning ...
Local government, public administration, Mozambique
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 | Dec 2003 - Apr 2004
This study analyses the current situation for the adibasis (indigenous) people in north-west Bangladesh. Since the independence, the adibasis ...
Human rights, indigenous people, land laws, social discrimination, demography, violent confrontation, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Jan 2001 - May 2003
Published as a book from Kluwer Law International in 2003. Articles contributed by Arne Strand and Siri Gloppen.