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Tsima community mobilisation materials
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2016
This three part package of materials comprising of a handbook, workshop manual, and toolkit, are designed to support community mobilisation activities around the issue of treatment as prevention. The materials were produced to support...
The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa
J. Alves de Aquino / Afrobarometer 2015
Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey...
Do citizens reward good service? Voter responses to basic service provision in southern Africa
D. de Kadt; E.S. Lieberman / Afrobarometer 2015
Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorised, especially in developing country contexts? Studying ...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on publications: budgets and human rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
By ratifying human rights treaties, States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, protect and fulfil human rights. But these obligations will do nothing if governments do not allocate public funds to the rea...
Spotlight on publications: citizen participation in local governance in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Citizen participation in governance at the local level has long been acknowledged to play a role in improving public policies. It is seen as enhancing policies’ responsiveness to the population’s needs and their quality, a...
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Tsima community mobilisation materials
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2016
This three part package of materials comprising of a handbook, workshop manual, and toolkit, are designed to support community mobilisation activities around the issue of treatment as prevention. The materials were produced to support...
The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa
J. Alves de Aquino / Afrobarometer 2015
Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey...
Do citizens reward good service? Voter responses to basic service provision in southern Africa
D. de Kadt; E.S. Lieberman / Afrobarometer 2015
Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorised, especially in developing country contexts? Studying ...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on publications: budgets and human rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
By ratifying human rights treaties, States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, protect and fulfil human rights. But these obligations will do nothing if governments do not allocate public funds to the rea...
Spotlight on publications: citizen participation in local governance in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Citizen participation in governance at the local level has long been acknowledged to play a role in improving public policies. It is seen as enhancing policies’ responsiveness to the population’s needs and their quality, a...
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Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)
AIDA aims to strengthen people's ability to guarantee their individual and collective right to a healthy environment through the development, implementation and effective enforcement of national and international law. Focusing its efforts on Latin America, AIDA forms partnerships with local groups in order to tackle a range of environmental crises. Environmental health is an integral part of human...
Latin American Platform on Climate (LAPC)
The Latin American Platform on Climate (LAPC) was formed in 2009 by 17 civil society organisations from nine countries of the region (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay). The platform aims to generate answers, from and for Latin America, to global climate change challenges. It contributes to ensuring that addressing climate change and its effects will...
Centre for Social Markets, India (CSM)
The Centre for Social Markets (CSM) promotes a progressive social and environmental agenda by harnessing the power and potential of markets, entrepreneurs and other economic actors to do good. CSM's mission is to change the culture of markets and other social institutions to advance social justice, human rights and sustainable development. Such a culture change will not be possible with...
Practice In Participation
Practice In Participation is a joint venture of Asian civil society organisations committed to promoting participatory practices in the empowerment of excluded citizens worldwide. Focus is on maintaining and presenting a platform for archiving and creating a repository of ‘grey literature’, especially for community-based organisations. It is an invited space for practitioner...
INFOCON
INFOCON aims to promote a better understanding of how Civil Society Organisations representing Transnational Communities can work on preventing and resolving conflicts in Europe and worldwide. Financed by the EU under the Seventh Framework Programme, this three-year research project was launched in April 2008.
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Strategic Foresight Group
Strategic Foresight Group seeks to undertake forward-looking research in geopolitical, economic, technological and societal changes. Their research examines future trends and discontinuities in spaces where geopolitics intersects with business, economy, society, religion and technology.
Tiri
Tiri is an independent non-governmental organisation that works with governments, business and civil society in an attempt to find practical solutions to making integrity work. They assert that improvements in integrity offer perhaps the single largest opportunity for sustainable and equitable development worldwide.
Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa brings together 48 organisations that are active in 44 European countries. It is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Caritas Europa focuses its activities on issues related to poverty and social inequality, migration and asylum within all countries of Europe, humanitari...
African Monitor
As a Pan-African body established in 2006, African Monitor aims to assess the link between: The adequacy and appropriateness of the development processes and commitments The extent to which specific development pledges by African governments and their international partners are being kept The extent to which the implementation of development commitmen...
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