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Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2018:1, Working paper, 2018-04-01)
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant search of water and pasture for their animals. This nomadic life ...
Family law reform in Sudan: A never ending story?
(CMI Brief no. 2018:08, Report, 2018-06-01)
The family law in Sudan, legalises child marriage, stipulates a wife’s obedience to her husband, and gives the male guardian veto power on women’s consent to marriage. #JusticeforNoura has shone a spotlight on early and ...
Enemies of the state: Curbing women activists advocating rape reform in Sudan
(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, ...
The politics of women's representation in Sudan: Debating women's rights in islam from the elites to the grassroots
(Research reportR 2010: 2, Research report, 2010)
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given post-conflict situation. The literature seems to express the belief that ...
Learning to build a sustainable peace: Ownership and everyday peacebuilding
(Research reportR 2010: 4, Research report, 2010)
Lack of local ownership is seen as a central explanation for why peacebuilding efforts often fail to yield sustainable peace dividends. But how is local ownership understood and acted upon by those who are engaged in ...
Sudan country case study: Child rights
(UTV Working Paper 2011:3, Research report, 2011-08-26)
The Paradox of Representation in Sudan: Muslim Women's Diverging Agendas
(CMI Brief vol. 9 no. 1, Report, 2010-02-24)
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given post-confl ict situation. This brief challenges this position by exploring ...
Failed governance and political turbulence in Abyei Area of Sudan
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:1, Working paper, 2015-03-06)
This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that contributed to non-implementation of Abyei Protocol and the rejection, by the Sudan ...
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
(CMI Sudan Working Paper SWP 2014:2, Working paper, 2014-12-15)
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of ...
Lost in Translation. Understanding the Nuba as a Movement Between Epistemic Territories – between difference and sameness, between contingency and continuity
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:2, Working paper, 2015-03-19)
The paper is a broad discussion focusing on the Nuba people of the Sudan. The starting point for the reflections is the issue of “translation” in which the author argues for a continued focus on epistemological work to ...