We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.

Completed projects

Mar 2011 - Dec 2013

Gendering Faith

Mari Norbakk

Post Doctoral Researcher, Coordinator Rights&Gender

Lovise Aalen

Research Professor

Leonardo Arriola

Associate Professor at University of California, Berkeley and Affiliated Senior Researcher

Jana Birke Belschner

Postdoctoral Researcher

Robert Forster

Doctoral Researcher

Camila Gianella

Affiliated Senior Researcher

Matthew Gichohi

Post Doctoral Researcher

Aziz Hakimi

Affiliated Senior Researcher

David Jackson

Senior Advisor (U4)

Karine Aasgaard Jansen

Senior Researcher, Coordinator Global Health

Iva Jelusic

Post Doctoral Researcher

Charlotte Ringdal

Senior Researcher

Carmeliza Rosario

Post-doctoral Researcher

Rachel Sieder

Associated Research Professor

Elin Skaar

Research Professor

Sarah A Tobin

Research Director

Inge Tvedten


Liv Tønnessen

Director of Center on Law and Social Transformation and Senior Researcher

Marianne Tøraasen

Researcher 3

Vibeke Wang

Research Director

Bruce M. Wilson

Affiliated Research Professor

Torunn Wimpelmann

Research Director

Empowering women

We research mobilization for gender equality and social change.

We are at the forefront of both conceptual and empirical research, and combine a broad array of quantitative and qualitative methods.

We communicate our research to stakeholders to increase its reach and impact. Geographically, we work in and with partners from countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia and Latin America.

Our research and evaluation expertise:

  • Gender based violence
  • Female employment and women’s economic empowerment
  • Women’s political participation and representation
  • Sexual, reproductive and maternal health
  • Women, peace and security
  • Men and masculinities


CMI Gender Expertise