• Avenues for Youth Representation in Uganda 

      Karyeija, Gerald Kagambirwe; Muriaas, Ragnhild L. (CMI Working Paper WP 2023:01, Working paper, 2023-02-01)
      Youth representation has emerged as an important political issue worldwide. In sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda can be considered as a pioneer in catering for the presence of youth in political decision-making bodies. Yet, while ...
    • Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: Insights from Zambia 

      Wang, Vibeke; Muriaas, Ragnhild L. (CMI Brief no. 2020:1, Report, 2020-02-01)
      What does it take for a female politician to win a party nomination? We still know little about women’s entry into politics in countries without formal gender quotas. Using data from Zambia, we argue that both in ...
    • Counter-mobilization against child marriage reform in Africa 

      Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Tønnessen, Liv; Wang, Vibeke (Political Studies, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-01)
      Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions enjoy constitutional authority. To explore differences between states ...
    • Why campaigns to stop child marriage can backfire 

      Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; Dulani, Boniface; Rakner, Lise (CMI Brief no. 2019:04, Report, 2019-03-01)