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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 ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
Sexual violence and gendered subjectivities: indigenous women's search for justice in Guatemala Ra
Sexual violence, women, Justice, Guatemala
CMI Report | May 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 ...
marriage age, marriage, law, rights, women, Yemen
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 ...
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 ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
«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
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção ...
poverty, women, violence, Angola, Luanda
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 ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
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 ...
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
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jul 2012
Family planning: Population numbers game must add up for women Alicia Ely Yamin, Camila Gianella Th
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary ...
Revolution, Arab spring, sexual assault, Egypt
Journal Article | Aug 2015
This paper explores generosity among anonymous villagers and sharing within families using a dictator game field experiment that was carried ...
Dictator game, , Generosity, , Sharing, , Field experiment, , Ethiopia, , Africa
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 ...
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.
Sudan Blog | 4 Sep 2019
The Sudanese regime's brutal military forces tried to scare female protesters away from the streets. Sexual harassment and abuse were well-known weapons. For ...
Sexual violence, Women's rights, Gender, Sudan
Project | Jun - Aug 2014
Gender is an important cross cutting issue in Norwegian development assistance in general and, due to the special conditions, in Afghnaistan ...
Gender, development, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state Kate Halvorsen CMI Repor