Who should write a country’s constitution? Should reproductive rights be protected in the Constitution? Why do coups happen? These are some of the interesting questions that frequently pop up in constitutional building processes. Politicians, media, activist NGOs, academicians and even international observers frequently need to reflect quickly on pressing specific challenges and hence need a quick search service as a solution. Here, a number of FAQs collected from real settings cutting across different thematic areas have been sent to our team of experts who have come up with some interesting answers.
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