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CMI Report | May 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, ...
marriage age, marriage, law, rights, women, Yemen
Book Chapter | Jan 1999
Tenure and human rights Siegfried Pausewang Tenure and sustainable use James Oglethorpe (ed.) sieg
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 the ability ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Project | Aug - Dec 2003
Paper/article about citizenship legislation and internal diplacement in Bosnia - Herzegovina
Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Project | Jan 1998
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations' Declaration of Human Rights, conference held at the CMI addressed issues related to human rights ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
Sudan country case study: Child rights Samia al-Nagar and Liv Tønnessen UTV Working Paper Children
Children's rights, Sudan, Sudan
Edited Book | Jan 1992
Human rights in perspective. A global assessment Asbjørn Eide and Bernt Hagtvet (eds.) asbjoern
CMI Report | Jan 1991
Towards human rights assessments of development projects Hanne Lund Madsen CMI Report hanne lund
CMI Brief | Jan 2014
Millions of Latin American women face serious barriers to their sexual and reproductive rights, and they suffer serious consequences as a result. ...
abortion rights, reproductive rights, Peru, Latin America
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
The contribution reviews the experiences with sanctions, especially during the 'sanctions decade' of the 1990s, and assesses the efficacy and appropriateness ...
Human rights, Sanctions, Global
DERAP Publication | Jan 1986
Poverty, choice and human rights in rural Bangladesh Alan Smith DERAP Publication Asia: Bangladesh
Journal Article | Jan 2009
More than one woman dies every minute from preventable causes in childbirth, and for every woman who dies as many as 30 others are left with lifelong, ...
Journal Article | Oct 2009
Human rights imply duties. The question is, duties for whom? Without a well-defined scheme for assigning duties correlative to human rights, these rights ...
Human rights, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The 1917 Mexican Constitution, which was adopted after a revolutionary period, decisively changed the history of Latin American constitutional- ism. Gradually, ...
development studies, development studies, law - academic, comparative law, constitutional and administrative law
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.
News | 8 Mar 2013
This year, Norway celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage. We mark this occasion with a brand new blog "Now me: on women's rights".
News | 28 Jan 2014
Ethiopia has great success in its work to eradicate poverty. Yet, the human rights situation in the country makes cooperation a challenging task for the international community. Norway should support the country´s human rights work by strengthening Ethiopia's internal debates on human rights, says CMI-researchers. -The best way to do this is through institutional cooperation, and close collaboration with Ethiopian partners.
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 1996
A study on structures of co-operation and evasion in the international refugee regime.
Edited Book | Jan 2001
The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 12th in the series. It contains artiles ...
International Criminal Court, World Trade Organisation, Minority rights, Affirmative action, Asia: Malaysia, Nepal., Americas: Guatemala