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We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.
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 independence ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Journal Article | Nov 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against Women) ...
Islamists, Human rights, CEDAW, Islamic Legislation, sharia, Jordan, Jordan
Project | Jan - Jun 2011
Despite the fact that poverty reduction and gender equality have been high on the political agenda in Mozambique for decades, standard indicators such ...
Mozambique, Gender, Equality
A mixed bag: Norway's support for women and girls' rights and gender equality in international development
Report in External Series | Jan 2015
A mixed bag: Norway's support for women and girls' rights and gender equality in international deve
Mozambique, Gender, Evaluation
Project | Jul 2014 - May 2015
SIPU in Sweden, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in Norway have been commissioned by Norad to undertake ...
Norwegian Aid. Gender Equality, Global + Ethiopia, Nepal, Mozambique
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from 43 to 33. ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi
Project | Jan 2012 - Mar 2013
Critical Explorations of Norwegian Aid Policy on Gender Equality and Women's Rights Gender,Civil so
Gender, Civil society, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The value of equality Bertil Tungodden Economics and Philosophy bertil tungodden bertil tungodden
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
This chapter explores how women’s rights and obligations are understood and negotiated within the context of an Islamic state in Sudan. It particularly ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged by social ...
CMI Insight | Apr 2013
Hopes were high that the uprisings that began in 2011 across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) that have come to be known as “the Arab ...
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 Day in ...
Sudan, Republican Brothers, Islam, Women's rights, Family law
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls’ rights and gender equality through its development ...
Aid, Evaluation, Women, Empowerment, Global, Ethiopia, Nepal, Norway
Information technology, richness of services and income distribution. Is ICT after all the great equalizer?
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Information technology, richness of services and income distribution. Is ICT after all the great eq
Project | Jan 1996 - Dec 1999
The project focuses on the strong resurgence of Islamic ideas in Tunisia during the 1980s and the apparently equally strong movement away from such ideas ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
Purpose of evaluation:This report is the Mozambique case study report for the evaluation of Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls’ ...
Evaluation, Aid, Gender, Mozambique
U4 Brief | Jun 2015
The belief that women are less corrupt than men is widespread, even among development specialists. Variations in risk aversion and reciprocal behaviour ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
The fundamental argument put forward by Islamists, who have ruled Sudan since 1989, for not signing the convention is based on cultural relativism; different ...
Islamism, Islam, feminism, women's rights, interlegality, gender justice, CEDAW, Sudan
The Politics of Women's Representation in Sudan: Debating Women's Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots
CMI Report | Mar 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
Sudan, Women, Islam, Peacebuilding
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast track’ ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan