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CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
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’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
News | 30 May 2013
In the TALEARN Community of Practice, practitioners, activists, funders and researchers join forces to strengthen the impact and increase the scale of transparency and accountability interventions.- It is individuals on the frontline pushing for greater transparency and accountability on the part of governments who best understand the challenges inherent to this type of work, says Nils Taxell, senior adviser at CMI's U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre.
Project | Apr - Dec 2013
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the degree to which the current regulations and practices within the Norwegian Aid Administration ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores how ...
Aesthetics, memory, culture, religion, devotion, rituals
Project | Sep - Dec 2012
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores ...
Political sociologist whose research interests include war and state formation, government-backed militias, masculinities and marriage practices in Afghanistan
Gender, Humanitarianism, Afghanistan
'Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania'
Book Chapter | Dec 2008
The book concludes with a chapter by Åse Berit Grødeland that deals with the ways in which negative consequences of reform and ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
Project | Mar 2012 - Apr 2016
With the increase in civilian casualties and suffering in contemporary conflict, the protection of civilians (PoC) became a central concern ...
Afghanistan, Colombia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Liberia, and the Horn of Africa
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
U4 Practice Insight | Sep 2009
How can donors promote national ownership in the projects and programmes they fund? How do national counterparts regard ownership? How to translate ...
private sector, practice insight, serbia
U4 Practice Insight | Jul 2009
This Practice Insight describes the Norwegian Embassy’s decision in 2006 to independently evaluate their long-term support to the Management ...
practice insight, nrm, natural resource management, monitoring aid, corruption in aid, , tanzania
Associated Senior Researcher
Social anthropologist focusing on political anthropology and reproduction.
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Project | Mar 2006 - Apr 2009
While much is known about corruption in post-communist states, less is known about the impact of conflict on corruption in such states. The ...
informal relations, corruption, post-communist, post-conflict, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
U4 Practice Insight | Jan 2010
This Practice Insight summarises lessons learned from four case studies conducted to examine what bearing the notion of ownership has on anti-corruption ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The article examines patterns of generalised and institutional trust among elites in East Central Europe, South East Europe and the West Balkans. ...
The campaign to promote the African Union Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance: Insights into advocacy on the African continent
U4 Practice Insight | May 2013
This U4 Practice Insight seeks to communicate the experiences and lessons learned by a governance specialist during three years of advocacy ...
conventions, South Africa