• Enemies of the state: Curbing women activists advocating rape reform in Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv (Journal of International Women's Studies vol. 18 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity for sexual assault in the Darfur conflict. After years of mobilization, ...
    • Gender parity in Senegal – A continuing struggle 

      Tøraasen, Marianne (CMI Insight 2017:2, Report, 2017-05-01)
      In 2010, the Senegalese women’s movement, supported by political elites and international norms, managed to push for the adoption of one of the world’s most radical gender quota laws to date. This was achieved without the ...