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Do more empowered citizens make more accountable states? Power and legitimacy in legal empowerment initiatives in Kenya and South AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Many marginalised groups face difficulties in accessing essential services, such as housing, health care and water – even though their rights to these services are enshrined in international and often in national laws.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2010African dictators have resisted the transition before succumbing to both internal and external pressures; however, the electoral process has often turned to warfare in many of the states, as it has sometimes been difficult to remove incumbents through the ballot box.DocumentUN Women, 2011What are the legal frameworks in place to ensure women’s rights and access to justice? How do these laws translate into equality in practice? What interventions are needed to make justice a reality rather than an aspiration for women? These are some of the questions considered in this first major UN Women report.DocumentHuman Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2007This document sheds light on the factors that have contributed to Burma’s health situation and the spread of infectious diseases in Burma, and across its borders.DocumentMinority Rights Group International, 2006This document examines and evaluates the level of minority inclusion in electoral systems in different conflict situations worldwide. It specifically focuses on how the participation of minorities in the legislative process at the stage of electoral reform is a key tool, both in peace building and in future conflict prevention.