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About Liv Tønnessen

Liv Tønnessen is a research director at Chr.Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway.

Articles by Liv Tønnessen

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Paper tiger law forbidding FGM in Sudan

While the law is a political compromise cleverly designed to please stakeholders, girls at risk of undergoing FGM remain unprotected.

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