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Reunification philosophy, practice and research: We can do better for families

Blogpost by Jill Duerr Berrick, Zellerbach Family Foundation Professor at U.C. Berkeley, U.S., and Professor II at the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism, UiB, …

Special Issue: The limits of the law: Abortion in the Middle East and North Africa

The Political Determinants of sexual and reproductive health project published in December 2019 a special issue in the Journal of Health and Human Rights. The …

Special issue: Abortion Lawfare in Latin America – Some Readings Keys For a Changing Scenario

In 2021, the LawTransform projects Abortion Rights Lawfare in Latin America,  Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare: Global Battles  and Political Determinants of Sexual and Reproductive Health …

Water Rights Book

New book by Professor Bruce M. Wilson, University of Central Florida/CMI/LawTransform & Evelyn Villarreal F., research coordinator at the Programa Estado de la Nación The …

Family connections for children in long-term care, guardianship or open adoption

New blogpost by Professor Amy Conley Wright & Professor Judy Cashmore, Research Centre for Children and Families, The University of Sydney. In Australia there is …

Projects

Truth Commissions and Sexual Violence: African and Latin American Experiences

Sexual violence committed during war or internal armed conflict is a major global challenge. It has mostly remained under-addressed during transitions from conflict and repressive …

Truth and Reconciliation in a Democratic Welfare State: The Indigenous Sami and the Kven/Norwegian Finns Minority in Norway (TRUCOM)

This project will study how Norway – a well-established democratic welfare state – attempts to settle the negative effects of long-lasting policies of assimilation and …

Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

The CONSENT-project will study the children’s rights situation in Norway and Romania. All children possess rights as declared in the United Nations Convention on the …

Legitimacy Challenges

The premise for the LEGITIMACY project is that the mobilization against the Norwegian child protection system is but one piece in a larger picture about …

PluriLand: Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes

Advisory board: Daniel Brinks, Aninka Claassens, Duncan Kennedy and Alf Gunvald Nilsen. The PluriLand project aims to develop a theory of land rights claiming in …

 

News

Water | Special Issue: Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access?

The team working on LawTransform’s project Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water? has created a special issue …

Check out Rachel Sieder’s blog piece on the Pluriland project

Frontiers of Social-Legal Studies, the new blog of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, has just published Rachel Sieder‘s blog piece …

Events

Barnevernfrokost: Frivillig tvang

Dato, tid: 06 mai 2022, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Frivillige tjenester basert på samtykke fra foreldre og barn utgjør kjernen av den nordiske barnevernsmodellen. Likevel rettes …

Barnevernfrokost: “Det handler om oss” – Barn om samvær i barnevernet

Dato, tid: 01 april 2022, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Hva tenker barn selv om samvær med sin biologiske familie? Hvor mye får barn være med å …