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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 for ...
Women, Women''s rights, Human rights, Gender, Latin America, Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala
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 Legal Pluralities: ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and juridification, ...
Book Chapter | Mar 2020
This chapter examines how transitional governance arrangements are constituted in peace and transitions processes. We map and analyse the relationship ...
transitional governance, constitutions, peacebuilding, peace agreements, political settlements
Event | 19 Jun 2015
Why and how do discussions about religious freedom and secularism coalesce around questions of gender and sexuality? What is the relationship between the regulation of gender and sexuality and the regulation of religion in modern secular societies?
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Project | Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
This research project seeks to explore the relationship between legal pluralism – the multiple norms, institutions, practices and beliefs that characterise ...
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?
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
Event | 26 Nov 2009
This seminar will elaborate on the relationship between sharia and human rights. Is Islam compatible with human rights? What are the implications of the struggles of contemporary Islamic feminists and Muslim human rights activists on both the concept of sharia and human rights? What are the challenges and consequences?
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
Event | 15 Jun 2012
Will REDD+ improve forest governance and address corruption, or add to corruption problems leading to social, environmental and economic harm?
Citizenship, statelessness, and human rights protection in Sudan's constitutions and post South Sudan secession challenges
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. ...
Sudan, South Sudan
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 ...
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
In this paper it is suggested that the present modalities for North-South cooperation, and especially the current structural adjustment programmes being ...
North South relations, International agreements, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Legal practices and ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. Today, a turn-of-the-century crop of constitutions grants high courts ...
Edited Book | May 2010
Ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. The consolidation of democracy as the predominant form of government and the proliferation ...
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
The project focuses on the role of judicial institutions in relation to two central aspects of the process of democratisation: 1. excercising a control ...
courts, judicial system, judicial reform, democratisation, human rights, economic development, political-legal relationships, access to justice, Africa: Angola