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CMI Brief | Apr 2016
The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, culturally ...
election, Malawi, gender, Joyce Banda
News | 30 Mar 2012
Last year, discontent voters managed to get rid of Zambia's contested president Rupiah Banda. What is the success formula for overthrowing a regime based on electoral authoritarianism? Part of the answer lies in the urban masses.
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by ...
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 2014 - Dec 2017
The primary project objective is to better understand what promotes women's participation in politics in Malawi, and the possible effects of women's participation ...
Democratisation, participation, gender, Malawi
Event | 17 Feb 2014
Presentation by Blessings Chinsinga(Malawi Academic Freedom, and co-author of the recent CMI bookCorruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World ...
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
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 knowledge ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the role of ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. There ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia