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Edited Book | Jan 2013
Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects ...
Women, Women''s rights, Human rights, Gender, Latin America, Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
This research project seeks to explore the relationship between legal pluralism – the multiple norms, institutions, practices and beliefs ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
The shift towards legally plural multicutural and pluri-national citizenship regimes in the Andes formally recognised indigenous peoples' community-based ...
Event | 1 Jun 2007
There is a growing political and public awareness of the contemporary existence and importance of legal plurality. What value does the recognition of legal plurality have for the poor and socially marginalised?
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 10 Dec 2012
Elin Skaar (CMI) discusses this new publication with editors Rachel Sieder (CIESAS/CMI) and John-Andrew McNeish (UMB/CMI). Gender Justice and ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal ...
Afghanistan, justice, injustice, human rights
Event | 24 Jun 2011
Anne Hellum and Rachel Sieder share perspectives, experiences and thoughts on gender justice and legal pluralities in Africa and Latin America based on long-term fieldworks and extensive scholarship on the subject.
Edited Book | Jun 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, ...
Discrimination in the Name of Religious Freedom: The Rights of Women and Non-Muslims after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Government policy since independence has by and large disregarded Sudan's multi-religious character through continuous Islamisation and Arabisation ...
Religious freedom, Women's rights, Sudan, Gender, Human rights, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Peace building
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
An accumulated rage: Legal pluralism and gender justice in Bolivia John-Andrew McNeish and Ana Cec
Justice, Women, Gender, Bolivia
Journal Article | Nov 2016
This article shows how rituals occupy a key role in the negotiation of inter-religious relations on the island of Lombok. Building on Howe’s ...
Ritual, Risk, Rumours, Insult, Religious Pluralism, Indonesia
Journal Article | Nov 2011
This paper discusses multiculturalism in view of collectivistic cultural structures in immigrant communities. Women in religious minority ...
multiculturalism, Muslim communities, religious divorce
Plurality of Peaces in Legal Action: Analyzing Constitutional Objections to Military Service in Colombia
Book | Jan 2012
MA thesis. This book offers an application of the transrational model of interpretation of peace onto the area of legal studies. By building ...
Peaces, Security, Military Service, Conscientious Objections, Constitutional Law, Colombia
Event | 17 Feb 2010
To what extent can complex legal plurality favour or disadvantage women and gendered rights claims within different cultural contexts?
Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
Event | 8 Dec 2010
Museums are major national institutions involved in peoples' memory making. The ways the old and new, similarities and difference are remembered or forgotten reflect and affect existing perceptions of identities within the national frame. How does African nation states display pluralities and diversitites within a common national identity?
News | 25 Jun 2015
The number of newspapers in Kuwait has skyrocketed, but their owners are all closely affiliated to the political elite. Does this lead to a certain bias in the newspaper’s electoral coverage?