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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
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
Event | 25 Sep 2007
CMI has officially joined the opened access family. BORA ensures secure, digital long-term archiving and free access to all of CMI's research production.
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
This research project seeks to explore the relationship between legal pluralism – the multiple norms, institutions, practices and beliefs ...
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
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
This project aims to study the policies, practices and impact of humanitarian diplomacy (HD) as conducted by select state actors that are new ...
Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, UAE
Associated Senior Researcher
Lawyer focusing on power and exclusion, particularly law and courts in social change, socio-economic rights, access to courts, protest and social movements, property law and gender-based harm.
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2010
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal state justice and indigenous ...
Women's rights, Indigenous population, Justice, Latin America
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Understanding the role of large energy corporations in society is a crucial, yet challenging task for the social science of energy. Ethnographic ...
Energy, Corporate social responsibility, Multi-sited ethnography, Access, Positionality, Tanzania, Turkey, Norway, Brazil
Journal Article | Jan 2019
In this paper I issue a call for a primary focus on expanding and strengthening alternative, community-based justice systems, as a strategy ...
Journal Article | Dec 2014
This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have ...
youth livelihood choice, , land access, , non-farm employment, , migration, , Ethiopia, , Africa
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...
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 Working Paper | Feb 2017
Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect ...
banking, bank accounts, villages, rural, savings, India
News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
News | 25 Sep 2014
The separation of Sudan and South Sudan has caused severe problems for the pastoralists living in the borderlands between the two nations. What used to be common land is now subject to border disputes and strict regulations, but cattle and goats do not respect international borders.
Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
In this paper, we have discussed potential gains to the LDCs from improved market access in the QUAD. In principle, the economic benefits of ...
Trade, Clothing, , Bangladesh, Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Citizens' access and right to information on local government budgets and accounts is often considered a necessary condition for good governance. ...
Infomation dissemination, Local government, Budgets, Africa: Tanzania