1 - 20 of 40 items matching your search:
Main Research Topic
We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.
Book Review | Dec 2007
Gender and Generations Apart: Labour Tenants and Customary Law in Segregation-Era South Africa Gis
Ansar al-Sunna and Women’s Agency in Sudan: A Salafi Approach to Empowerment through Gender Segregation
Journal Article | Dec 2016
Ansar al-Sunna and Women’s Agency in Sudan: A Salafi Approach to Empowerment through Gender Segrega
Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation and stronger ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2019
This article explores how working women in Sudan's capital negotiate legal constraints placing them under the guardianship of their husbands, imposing ...
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
Project | Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
The aim of the project is to examine the nature and causes of the increasing public religiosity of Muslim women of the Occupied Palestinian Territories ...
Palestine, Islamism, Women, Religion, Gender, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel
Project | Jan 1994 - Jul 1998
This seminar on Women and Islamisation took place at CMI in 1994, focusing on Islam as a religion undergoing reinterpretation and change - especially ...
gender, islam, Asia, Africa
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from 2006 through ...
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
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
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
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
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
We have used gender-disaggregated household panel data from 2007 and 2012 in combination with dictator games and hawk-dove games to assess the effects ...
joint land certification, gender, empowerment of wives, Ethiopia, Africa
CMI Brief | Feb 2020
What does it take for a female politician to win a party nomination? We still know little about women’s entry into politics in countries without ...
politics, gender, women politicians, quotas, nomination, informal, Zambia
Book Chapter | Apr 2011
Recent discourses on human rights as well as individual rights have affected the traditional understanding of gender roles and family in general. Due ...
News | 25 Oct 2013
Ugandan women have organized themselves to the core of national politics. What lessons are there to learn from the Ugandan experience?
CMI Report | Jan 1990
Prostitute as metaphor in gender construction; a Gambian setting Heidi Skramstad CMI Report heidi
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The empirical base of the paper is a Gambian multiethnic urban context. It is discussed how the label prostitute seems to be used as a metaphor for improper ...
Prostitute, Fertility, Gender construction, Gambia
Journal Article | Jan 2017
'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond ...