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Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
Three decades of Islamist rule institutionalized a culture of violence against women in Sudan. The COVID-19 pandemic and state instructed lockdown has ...
COVID-19, Coronavirus, domestic violence, pandemic, abuse, violence, Sudan
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary ...
Revolution, Arab spring, sexual assault, Egypt
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 out in ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The armed conflict between the Sudan government and rebel groups in Darfur erupted in 2003. Escalating violence included sexual assaults on women. Many ...
Sexual violence, women, Darfur, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms of laws and the ...
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or detours to women's empowerment?
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The Specialized Units for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan: Shortcuts or det
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary Afghanistan. ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
Prosecution of Acts of Violence Against Women. A closer look at the data Torunn Wimpelmann, Mohammad
Project | Nov 2008 - Dec 2012
This PhD project is part of the RCN funded Violence in the Post-conlict State. A provisional abstract of the thesis is below This ...
Project | Apr - Dec 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important step in the ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2016
Malawi has its version of a ‘national gender machinery’, like many other countries, established to break the barriers against women representation ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National ...
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
News | 1 Dec 2008
Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary won a PhD-grant to study the impact of decades of war and the particular features of the post-Taliban order on women's vulnerability to violence both in public and private places.
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Nov 2009
This study deals with the Muslim Brotherhoods’ reception of CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations against Women) ...
Islamists, Human rights, CEDAW, Islamic Legislation, sharia, Jordan, Jordan
CMI Brief | May 2018
The number of Muslim women participating in political decision-making in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) is on the rise. This brief explores ...
Women in politics, Peacebuilding in Africa, Complementarity, Sudan