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July 6, 2017

Open Data in the Philippines: An Issue of Access and Awareness these existing attempts to elevate citizen engagement and amplify citizen voice through transparency and access to data and information, whose voices are being heard? Whose data is it, anyway?...

July 6, 2017

The CARIAA Research-into-Use Learning Guide

"The expectation of actively promoting research uptake requires many researchers to move out of their comfort zones and incorporate new processes, approaches and communication mechanisms into and...

July 3, 2017

The Role of Collective Platforms, Services and Tools to Support Communication and Community Engagement in Humanitarian Action

"There is broad agreement in the humanitarian sector, both at the practitioner and leadership level, that communication and community engagement contributes to greater effectiveness and value for...

June 23, 2017

Citizen Participation and the Rise of the Open Source City in Spain

"Although the scheme may be simple, we believe that it already features most of the components of a new democratic participation in the digital age." This research brief from IT for Change via...

June 20, 2017

Masculinities, Conflict and Violence

“Nigeria is currently experiencing insurgency, urban violence, tensions over environmental degradation and conflict over land and water - and gender inequality drives and is exacerbated by all these...

June 13, 2017

Impact: A Design Perspective

"We see opportunities to gather data and improve our designs everywhere. Even in situations where things seem uncertain or difficult to quantify, we simply can't hold for the perfect conditions...

June 9, 2017

This Isn't the Life for You: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

"In neighbourhoods rife with drug trafficking and criminal networks, many youth face pressure to join gangs and participate in a range of everyday violence. Despite overwhelming economic and social...

June 1, 2017


"Many factors push girls to drop out of school: can a multi-layered programme overcome these barriers?" Launched by Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) in July 2012, the 5-year Samata programme...

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