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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 ...
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.
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
A five year Joint Strategic Programme of the Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, with the purpose and research ...
Project | Jan 1999 - Mar 2001
Published by Kluwer Law International in 2001.
Event | 25 Feb 2016
The Anti-Conversion Bill was never adopted in Sri Lanka, but the heated debate surrounding the law proposal in 2004 points to the dilemmas of proselytism. How far can you go to convert someone to your religion?
Student Scholarship | 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)