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    • Women and legal pluralism: Lessons from indigenous governance systems in the Andes 

      Barrera, Anna; Sieder, Rachel (Journal of Latin American Studies vol. 49 no. 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      The shift towards legally plural multicutural and pluri-national citizenship regimes in the Andes formally recognised indigenous peoples' community-based governance systems. These tend to emphasise participation, deliberation ...
    • Women in Local Government. A Potential Arena for Women’s Substantive Representation 

      Chiweza, Asiyati Lorraine (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 13, Report, 2016-08-01)
      Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates of decentralisation argue that it opens up avenues for women to ...
    • Women in Politics in Malawi 

      Amundsen, Inge; Kayuni, Happy (Book, 2016-09-01)
      About two decades ago, in Malawi, the issue of the numbers of women in politics was not newsworthy. Few stakeholders showed any concern about the low number of women in politics. Despite an overwhelming increase in the ...
    • Women Judges in Afghanistan: An Interview with Anisa Rasooli 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2020:04, Report, 2020-07-01)
    • Women’s Activism in Saudi Arabia: Male Guardianship and Sexual Violence 

      Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Report R 2016:1, Research report, 2016-01-01)
      Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to cover their heads and body in black dress and cannot drive cars. Although Saudi Arabia ...
    • Women’s Equal Rights and Islam in Sudanese Republican Thought: A Translation of Three Family Law Booklets from 1975, Produced and Circulated by the Republican Sisters 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Taha, Asma Mahmoud Muhammed (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:5, Working paper, 2015-08-01)
      This paper includes a translation of three booklets produced by the Sudanese Republican Sisters in commemoration of International Women’s Day in 1975: (i) Women Rights in the Constitution and under Sudanese Sharia Laws , ...
    • Women’s informal peace efforts: Grassroots activism in South Sudan 

      Kezie-Nwoha, Helen; Were, Juliet (CMI Brief no. 2018:07, Report, 2018-12-01)
      South Sudanese women have been grossly under-represented in formal peace negotiations. However, they have been active in informal peacebuilding at the local level where peace means rebuilding society. Such informal ...
    • Women’s informal peacebuilding in North East Nigeria 

      Imam, Ayesha; Biu, Hauwa; Yahi, Maina (CMI Brief no. 2020:09, Report, 2020-08-01)
    • Women’s Right to Abortion after Rape in Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Insight 2015:2, Report, 2015-04-01)
      In 1991, Sudan’s Islamist regime expanded the circumstances under which abortions are permitted within 90 days of conception, to include rape. This reform has received great attention, especially given the rampant rape ...
    • Women’s Rights and Political Representation: Past Achievements and Future Challenges 

      Sharan, Timor; Wimpelmann, Torunn (PRIO Paper 2014, Research report, 2014-12-03)
      This paper summarizes the main achievements and challenges for Afghan women’s participation in politics and their access to justice. It also presents the most important reflections amongst key stakeholders about possible ...
    • Women’s status in Haiti ten years after the earthquake 

      Tøraasen, Marianne (CMI Brief no. 2020:07, Report, 2020-06-01)
      Ten years ago, on January 12, at 16:53 in the afternoon, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti. The country was left in shambles. So was the women’s movement. Three of its most prominent leaders lost their lives ...
    • Working with Gender in Rural Afghanistan: Experiences from Norwegian-funded NGO projects 

      Strand, Arne; Wimpelmann, Torunn (Norad Evaluations 10/2014, Research report, 2014-11-24)
      Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. Gender considerations are included in most of Norway’s development cooperation ...
    • 'Xiculungo' Revisitado Avaliando as Implicações do PARPA II em Maputo 2007- 2010 

      Paulo, Margarida; Rosário, Carmeliza; Tvedten, Inge (CMI Report R 2011:1, Research report, 2011-05-01)
      Este relatório faz parte de um maior exercício de monitoria e avaliação da estratégia de redução da pobreza em Moçambique PARPA II (2006 - 2011) e centra-se na ...
    • 'Xiculungo' revisited: Assessing the implications of PARPA II in Maputo 2007-2010 

      Paulo, Margarida; Rosário, Carmeliza; Tvedten, Inge (CMI Report R 2011:1, Research report, 2011-05-01)
      This report is part of a larger exercise to monitor and evaluate Mozambique’s poverty reduction strategy PARPA II (2006-2011), and focuses on continuity and change in poverty and well-being in the capital city Maputo ...
    • Youth Living with HIV in Mozambique—Reaching the Last 95: A Qualitative Study in Sofala, Manica and Niassa Provinces 

      Chapman, J.; Cabral, I.; Rosário, C.; Bowsky, S.; Simione, T.B. (Research report, 2019-01-01)
      Introduction Mozambique is working to achieve sustained epidemic control through the “95-95-95” goals outlined by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)—that by 2030, 95 percent of people ...
    • Zambia’s looming debt crisis – is China to blame? 

      Ofstad, Arve; Tjønneland, Elling (CMI Insight 2019:01, Report, 2019-06-01)
      Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development in developing countries. Zambia is one of the countries where ...
    • Zimbabwe's multilayered crisis 

      Mlambo, Alois; Raftopoulos, Brian (CMI Brief vol. 9 no. 3, Report, 2010-06-21)
      Once a vibrant and dynamic society, Zimbabwe has since the turn of the millennium gone through a complex multilayered and pervasive series of catastrophes. Political instability, lawlessness, misgovernment and a relentless ...
    • Økonomisk velferdsteori og fordelingsaspektet 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Arbeidsnotat, Working paper, 1992)
      Notatet behandler en del prinsipielle poenger som er vesentlige når fordelingsvirkninger av offentlige prosjekter i utviklingsland drøftes. Det teoretiske grunnlaget for velferdsfunksjonen forsøkes klargjort, og de teoretiske ...
    • Гуманитаризм: обзор. (Humanitarianism: an overview) 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2021:6, Report, 2021-06-01)
      Гуманитарная помощь начала распространяться по всему миру примерно с середины ХIХ века. В наши же дни она уже превратилась во что-то глобально-спасительное, в то, что скрывается в понятии «гуманитаризм». В ...
    • Гуманитарная дипломатия 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Brief, Report, 2021-04-01)