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Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
Project | Jan - Dec 2014
Women’s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Lawyer focusing on power and exclusion, particularly law and courts in social change, socio-economic rights, access to courts, protest and social movements, property law and gender-based harm.
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international ...
Afghanistan, law, custom, judicial practice
Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the ...
Emergency medical services, Law enforcement, Accident insurance, Insurance benefits, Accidents, traffic, Peru
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
This law and society reader taps a rich and diverse literature to compare and contrast the legal experience of many different cultures and nations. ...
Women’s Equal Rights and Islam in Sudanese Republican Thought: A Translation of Three Family Law Booklets from 1975, Produced and Circulated by the Republican Sisters
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2015
This paper includes a translation of three booklets produced by the Sudanese Republican Sisters in commemoration of International Women’s ...
Sudan, Republican Brothers, Islam, Women's rights, Family law
CMI Brief | May 2016
Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of ...
CMI Field Notes | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers
Project | Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power ...
Abortion, homosexuality, criminal law, health policy, mental health, political determinants, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia
Project | Apr - Jun 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important ...
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
This research project seeks to explore the relationship between legal pluralism – the multiple norms, institutions, practices and beliefs ...
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 ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, ...
Afghanistan, law, value, justice, violence
Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous ...