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Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman,
Migrant entrepreneurs are an important force in the informal economy in southern Africa, but their role is often invisible to policymakers and researchers. New research on the contributions of these migrant entrepreneurs will help to raise their
Women in Cairo are now able to report rape, harassment, and assaults through Harrassmap, a pilot project in Cairo, Egypt. The goal is to change the social acceptability of sexual harassment in Egypt.
The challenge of collecting data on
Women face many barriers to political participation in conflict zones across South Asia, including laws that perpetuate a culture of impunity and lack of justice for victims of violence and abuse by security forces.
To help women in
Significant progress has been made globally over the past decade to establish access to information as a fundamental human right, to promote legislative standards, and to engage civil society to support this right. More than 90 countries worldwide
This project will provide institutional support to the recently established Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) for a broad-based program of research. Funding will enable the organization to deliver on its mandate of building a strong
Too often, cost effective, high impact medicines - those that could address critical health problems such as pneumonia, diarrhea, and post-partum hemorrhage - don't reach the women and children who need them. Some of the things that stand in their
IDRC funding for SciDev.Net (SDN), will enhance the not-for profit organization's ability to provide reliable and authoritative information about science and technology in the developing world as it transitions to a self-sustaining business.
Research on how the interactions between and among institutions can affect developing countries' ability to implement regulatory goals and reforms will shed light on the neglected field of law and development. It will also develop a deeper
The nature of the relationship between militias, rogue capital, and the state in the Horn of Africa is largely unknown. New research will map militia presence in the region, and generate knowledge that could be used to develop national and regional