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August 23, 2017

Policy Briefing and Country Reports - Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Womankind Worldwide's research on women's political participation at the community level in Afghanistan, Ghana, Nepal and Zimbabwe has found that women-only groups or 'spaces' have multiple benefits...

August 23, 2017

Creating New Spaces: Women's Experiences of Political Participation in Communities

"Research on women’s political participation at the community level was undertaken by Womankind in four very different countries - Ghana, Zimbabwe, Nepal and Afghanistan. The work in each context...

August 22, 2017

Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age

This paper summarises the key issues in the current digital governance scenario in India. It focuses on emerging technological practices in government and articulates the gaps in current legal-policy...

August 21, 2017

Intergenerational Dialogue for Democracy

"Democracy is about intergenerational equity, while a state of intergenerational equity strengthens the resilience of democracy." - Andrew Bradley, Director and Head of the Office of International...

August 9, 2017

Pathways to Accountability from the Margins: Reflections on Participatory Video Practice

"Many participatory governance and accountability processes, and the theoretical discourses and practical approaches underlying them, do not pay sufficient attention to the need to shape the...

August 7, 2017

Activism, Artivism and Beyond: Inspiring Initiatives of Civic Power

"What all of the examples in this report share is passion, resilience, a desire to make the world better and, above all, a contagious energy. Be it online or offline, large or small, global or local...

August 3, 2017

When Digital Democracy Falls Short: Insights from Colombia

This research brief examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) mediation in democratisation and citizen engagement in Colombia. This country's e-government development has...

August 2, 2017

A Feminist Action Framework on Development and Digital Technologies

"Through a feminist lens that brings together economic justice and gender justice concerns, this paper traces the key elements of the right to access, right to knowledge and right to development in...

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July 31, 2017

"The effective implementation of RTI [the right to information] is a prerequisite for the effective participation of the population and their...

July 31, 2017

This paper gives an overview of the state of information and communication technology (ICT)-mediated citizen participation in Brazil. Internet...

July 20, 2017

Author: Journalist, Media Consultant and Economist Daniel Tonga, July 25 2017 - When one listens to politicians speak and takes a critical...

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July 20, 2017

Author: Tayyab Shafique Mughal, July 26 2017 - Pakistan is a developing country and ranking 6th in terms of population size. Despite having...

July 19, 2017

This Plan International document reviews linkages between early childhood development (ECD) and gender, in order to address the following...

July 18, 2017

"This report illustrates that systematic barriers prevent them [young women] from taking advantage of opportunities to participate in...

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