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  • Love in Law – The Indian Supreme Court decides in favour of LGBT persons 

    Kolmannskog, Vikram (CMI Brief no. 2018:06, Report, 2018-11-01)
    On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-pages-long verdict on LGBT rights and love. “Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India” is arguably one of the most progressive and comprehensive verdicts that the ...
  • Comparing urban and rural poverty in Angola 

    Tvedten, Inge; Lázaro, Gilson; Jul-Larsen, Eyolf (CMI Brief no. 2018:05, Report, 2018-11-01)
    This brief compares living conditions in villages in rural Malanje and shantytowns in urban Luanda and argues that while material poverty is most pronounced in Malanje, disempowerment, vulnerability and the dearth of social ...
  • Safeguarding borders, or safeguarding queers? 

    Torvik, Yngvild Gotaas (Master thesis, 2018-08-01)
    While the political field of immigration is getting increasingly stringent throughout Europe, rights for queer individuals are progressively strengthened in Western parts of the world. These two parallel trends have made ...
  • The Customer is King: Evidence on VAT Compliance in Tanzania 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Kagoma, Cecilia; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (ICTD Working Paper 83, Research report, 2018-10-01)
    Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, ...
  • Third independent review of the Indonesia-Norway cooperation on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from REDD+ 

    Caldecott, Julian; Mahaningtyas, Avi; Howard, Brendan; Williams, David; Lincoln, Philippa (Research report, 2018-09-01)
    The LoI process was always expected to be a complex and innovative exercise involving many stakeholders and relationships, with progress marked by slow, directional change over a long period. The LoI therefore called for ...
  • Drivers of child marriage in eastern Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and protection of girls’ ...
  • Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security 

    Østensen, Åse Gilje; Bukkvoll, Tor (FFI-rapport 18/01300, Research report, 2018-09-01)
    How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and Norwegian security? Over the past couple of decades, private military and ...
  • Interventions for the abandonment of child marriage in Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines interventions against child marriage in Sudan, which is best described ...
  • Child marriage and education in Eastern Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education and their families are role models who challenge the cultural boundaries ...
  • Conlusion: The Moral economy of the resettlement regime 

    Suhrke, Astri; Garnier, Adèle (Refugee resettlement. Power, Politics, and Humanitarian Governance, Chapter, 2018-01-01)
    The international regime for resettlement of refugees examined in this volume has three important characteristics. First, the regime is state-centric. That is, the number of refugees resettled depends on the decision ...
  • Property owners’ knowledge and attitudes towards property taxation in Tanzania 

    Ali, Merima; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Katera, Lucas (CMI Insight 2018:01, Report, 2018-08-01)
    Property taxation (PT) is high on the political agenda in Tanzania and considered a cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to strengthen broad based direct taxation. Because it is visible to taxpayers, and in principle ...
  • The political economy of banking in Angola 

    Ferreira, Manuel Ennes; de Oliveira, Ricardo Soares (African Affairs, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-01)
    From inauspicious beginnings in a post-socialist, highly dysfunctional financial system, Angolan banking grew in less than a decade after the end of the country’s long civil war into one of Africa’s largest. Fuelled by the ...
  • Movimiento transnacional contra el derecho al aborto en América Latina 

    Gianella, Camila (El aborto en América Latina Estrategias jurídicas para luchar por su legalización y enfrentar las resistencias conservadoras, Chapter, 2018-07-01)
  • "Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique 

    Tvedten, Inge; Candiracci, Sara (Environment and Urbanization, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
    Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
  • Family law reform in Sudan: A never ending story? 

    al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (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 ...
  • What does it mean t be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

    Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (WIDER Working Paper 2018/75, Research report, 2018-07-01)
    This study reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty in developing countries. Drawing on detailed evidence from Mozambique, we argue ...
  • The gendering of poverty and inequality in rural Malanje, Angola 

    Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margaret (CMI Report R 2018:10, Research report, 2018-06-01)
    This report is concerned with analyzing the gendered dimensions of rural poverty, based on qualitative and quantitative research in the rural municipality of Kalandula in the northeastern province of Malanje, Angola. The ...
  • Revisiting Health Rights Litigation and Access to Medications in Costa Rica: Preliminary Evidence fromthe Cochrane Collaboration Reform 

    Loaiza, Olman Rodríguez; Morales, Sigrid; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Wilson, Bruce (Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 20 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-01)
    In response to the incremental creation of an expansive constitutional right to health in Costa Rica, the country’s rights-friendly constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (known as the Sala IV) unleashed a flood of ...
  • The gendering of poverty and inequality in rural Malanje, Angola 

    Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margaret (CMI Report R 2018:10, Research report, 2018-01-01)
    This report is concerned with analyzing the gendered dimensions of rural poverty, based on qualitative and quantitative research in the rural municipality of Kalandula in the northeastern province of Malanje, Angola. The ...
  • Professional Agency in the Ecology of Wrongdoing 

    Harrington, Brooke; School, Copenhagen Business (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:8, Working paper, 2018-06-01)
    This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model in which the neglected role of individual professionals is foregrounded, offering ...

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