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Project | Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
The project analyses the strategic use of rights and law in battles over abortion rights in Latin America – and the various effects of ...
Abortion, lawfare, legal mobilization, right to life, right to health, religion, transnational activist networks, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Sobre el Derecho de Resistencia en Contextos de Privaciones Severas. Como Deberia Reaccionar el Estado?
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
In his article "The right of rersistance in situations of extreme deprivation" Roberto Gargarella argues for a poverty-based right of resistance ...
Right of resistance, Social rights, Right to housing, Poverty, Africa: South Africa
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
Lebanon has been a reluctant host to Palestinian refugees since 1948. A mainstay of Lebanese policies vis-à-vis the Palestinian refugees ...
Palestinians, Refugees, Human rights, International refugee law, Middle East, Lebanon, Palestine
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2013
At the time of independence, India used protective law to address fears that its tribal majority regions would be marginalized vis-a-vis ...
Edited Book | May 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights ...
transitional justice, impunity, accountability, Latin America, human rights, law, truth commissions, trials, reparations, amnesty, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries
Journal Article | Mar 2016
Many resource-strapped developing country governments seek international aid, but when that assistance is channeled through domestic civil society, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article provides a critical reflection on the efforts at legal reconstruction initiated in 2001 by the international community and the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal ...
Afghanistan, justice, injustice, human rights
Journal Article | Feb 2018
Foreign aid contributes to about 10% of gross domestic product of developing countries. To distribute aid in recipient countries, Western donors ...
NGOs, civil society, foreign aid
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Legal practices and ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. Today, a turn-of-the-century crop of constitutions grants ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous ...
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Legal Reconstruction in Afghanistan. Rule of law, Injustice, and Judicial Mediation Antonio De Lauri
Afghanistan, law, anthropology, judicial practice, judicial mediation
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
News | 28 Nov 2013
In Uganda, data suggests that not only women and girls are sexually assaulted in times of conflict and war, but also men and boys. Yet, male rape victims are almost invisible in interventions and even debates on conflict related sexual violence. Attention is overwhelmingly focused on girls and women. -There is a monopoly of victimhood, says Chris Dolan, Director at the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University.
Event | 22 Apr 2014
A dialogue between Terje Einarsen (University of Bergen) and Rob Currie (Dalhousie University)