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We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Religion has increasingly become important in conflicts worldwide. Religious leaders may play a key role in mobilizing believers as they can call for ...
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender ...
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that took place ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
News | 1 Dec 2008
Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary won a PhD-grant to study the impact of decades of war and the particular features of the post-Taliban order on women's vulnerability to violence both in public and private places.
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 step in the ...
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.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The project explores the links between religious movements and violence in the context of a weakened state. This post-doc project centers on the faith-based ...
Complex realities and astute actors: Sudanese women's activism and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
Report in External Series | Jan 2014
Sudanese women activists do not use United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 to claim rights. During my eight years of engagement with women’s ...
Resolutionn 1325, Sudan, women's activism, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects of transitional ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Violence and belonging: Land, love and lethal conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan
Book | Apr 2009
Offers a new perspective on the causes of violence in Middle Eastern and other tribal Muslim communities. A rich ethnographic account of an area into ...
conflict, feud, Islam, egalitarian societies, N-Pakistan, Pakistan
Project | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights (RIG/DPR) ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2001
Donors focus increasingly on domestic revenue generation as a way of reducing aid dependence in Africa. But tax administrations in many African countries ...
Taxation, Foreign aid, Africa
CMI Brief | Feb 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
gender, peacebuilding, rights, Sudan
Event | 7 May 2010
President Karzai has announced that a peace jirga will be held in May this year to discuss ways out of the conflict and President Obama has earlier announced that American forces will start to withdraw in July next year. What does this mean for Afghanistan's future? What are the implications for progressive reforms in Afghanistan? Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan political analyst based in Kabul, and CMI researcher Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary present and discusses with chair Astri Suhrke.
Project | Nov 2008 - Dec 2012
This PhD project is part of the RCN funded Violence in the Post-conlict State. A provisional abstract of the thesis is below This ...
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 in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Event | 5 Jun 2008
Over the past decade, the study of so-called religious violence has evolved into a veritable cottage industry. Taking a critical view of the 'religious violence industry', this CMI seminar brings together two scholars, Faisal Devji and Kathinka Frøystad, whose historical and ethnographically informed research engages directly with the issues of 'religion' and 'violence.'
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Sexual violence: The case of eastern Congo Ingrid Samset The peace in between. Post-war violence an
gender and conflict, sexual violence, postwar violence, peacebuilding, DR Congo
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 out in ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda