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Publications

Social Rights Judgments and the Politics of Compliance. Making it stick.

Malcolm Langford, Co-Director of Centre on Law and Social Transformation, has, together with César Rodríguez-Garavito and Julieta Rossi, edited the book “Social Rights Jugdments and …

The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings

Marit Skivenes has together with Anne-Mette Magnussen published an article on “The Child’s Opinion and Position in Care Order Proceedings: An Analysis of Judicial Discretion …

One step forward and many to the side: combating gender violence in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

This article by Torunn Wimpelmann (CMI)  offers some reflections on the efforts over the last decade to combat violence against women in Afghanistan through reforms …

Giving Effect to Children’s Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform

Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the processes of implementing court …

Projects

Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development within India’s Federal System

India faces serious challenges in constructing development paths that are socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable and politically feasible. The main goal of the research project is to …

The political manipulation of High Courts in Latin America

Even though democracy is the most desirable form of government, there is no conclusive evidence that it constitutes either a necessary or a sufficient condition …

Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers

Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power dynamics impact health is through …

Regulating Religion: Secularism and Religious Freedom in the Global Era

The contemporary moment is marked by an unprecedented “faith” in the law (Comaroff 2009). The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to provide new and …

Post-war power sharing

This project aims at improving our understanding of the implications of introducing power-sharing arrangements in post-war multi-ethnic states – how such settlements in combination with …