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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 ...
Spotlight on publications: participatory budgeting
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Latin American countries pioneered participatory budgeting (PB), an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. PB aims to incorporate citizen perspective into budget designation in order to increa...
Stella Oyedepo and the feminist vision in the Rebellion of the Bumpy-Chested
J. Yeseibo / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2013
Feminist activism and civic participation can come in many forms, including theatre. The prolific playwright Stella Oyedepo is arguably one of the most visible practitioners of theatre in Nigeria today, with plays including Survi...
Analytical paper: the right of women to public political space
Nazra for Feminist Studies 2013
Published by Nazra for Feminist Studies, a group that aims to build an Egyptian feminist movement, this analytical paper examines the rights of women to public political space in Egypt of 2013, following a new wave of revolution which...
The Raising Her Voice global programme
D. Green / Oxfam 2015
Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme is predicated on the alarming inequalities women systemically face around the world. On average, women earn less than half of men, while women account for roughly two-thirds of those who...
Bottom-up budgeting: people's participation at work
G.G. Manuel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
As part of the government's effort to pursue sustained and inclusive growth and, at the same time, promote good governance at the local level, the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB) exercise—also called the Grassroots Participatory Budge...
Predator and prey: Islamic feminism and the discourse of female-authored novels in northern Nigeria
K. A. Ayoola; F. Hunsu / The African Symposium 2014
NIgeria has a rich history of women writers who have used literature to challenge societal contradictions and discrimination. Now a new generation of writers is emerging. Muslim women’s writing from northern Nigeria has attracte...
From global to local: feminism and feminist nudity from visual perceptions and conceptions of artists
A. Elebute 2014
In artistic training, theory, and practice, the naked human figure has served as a significant subject for artistic production, a constant part of cultural capital since pre-historic times. In contemporary times, the nude has also ser...
How Adichie’s feminist pamphlet started a trending Twitter hashtag, #BeingFemaleInNigeria | Brittle Paper
A. Edoro 2015
In the summer of 2015, a small book club in Abuja, Nigeria, met to discuss their latest book. It was an essay by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie entitled ‘We Should All Be Feminists’. Conversation between the ...
Technologies and power dynamics in women's public and private spaces
F. Machirori / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2014
In 2012, trained journalist and blogger Fungai Machirori established Her Zimbabwe, the country’s first web-based platform for women. Machirori is also a contributor to other platforms, such as the Mail and Guardian’s &lsqu...
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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 ...
Spotlight on publications: participatory budgeting
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Latin American countries pioneered participatory budgeting (PB), an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. PB aims to incorporate citizen perspective into budget designation in order to increa...
Stella Oyedepo and the feminist vision in the Rebellion of the Bumpy-Chested
J. Yeseibo / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2013
Feminist activism and civic participation can come in many forms, including theatre. The prolific playwright Stella Oyedepo is arguably one of the most visible practitioners of theatre in Nigeria today, with plays including Survi...
Analytical paper: the right of women to public political space
Nazra for Feminist Studies 2013
Published by Nazra for Feminist Studies, a group that aims to build an Egyptian feminist movement, this analytical paper examines the rights of women to public political space in Egypt of 2013, following a new wave of revolution which...
The Raising Her Voice global programme
D. Green / Oxfam 2015
Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme is predicated on the alarming inequalities women systemically face around the world. On average, women earn less than half of men, while women account for roughly two-thirds of those who...
Bottom-up budgeting: people's participation at work
G.G. Manuel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
As part of the government's effort to pursue sustained and inclusive growth and, at the same time, promote good governance at the local level, the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB) exercise—also called the Grassroots Participatory Budge...
Predator and prey: Islamic feminism and the discourse of female-authored novels in northern Nigeria
K. A. Ayoola; F. Hunsu / The African Symposium 2014
NIgeria has a rich history of women writers who have used literature to challenge societal contradictions and discrimination. Now a new generation of writers is emerging. Muslim women’s writing from northern Nigeria has attracte...
From global to local: feminism and feminist nudity from visual perceptions and conceptions of artists
A. Elebute 2014
In artistic training, theory, and practice, the naked human figure has served as a significant subject for artistic production, a constant part of cultural capital since pre-historic times. In contemporary times, the nude has also ser...
How Adichie’s feminist pamphlet started a trending Twitter hashtag, #BeingFemaleInNigeria | Brittle Paper
A. Edoro 2015
In the summer of 2015, a small book club in Abuja, Nigeria, met to discuss their latest book. It was an essay by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie entitled ‘We Should All Be Feminists’. Conversation between the ...
Technologies and power dynamics in women's public and private spaces
F. Machirori / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2014
In 2012, trained journalist and blogger Fungai Machirori established Her Zimbabwe, the country’s first web-based platform for women. Machirori is also a contributor to other platforms, such as the Mail and Guardian’s &lsqu...
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Forestry Nepal
The Forestry Nepal website aims to facilitate online networking among Nepalese foresters, to provide a platform to share news and information and to promote forest science among the general public. The content on the community portal is produced by the Nepalese forestry community and the website is maintained by a voluntary group of foresters. The site includes a blog, forum, the possi...
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
The Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) promotes people-centred sustainable development by innovation, application and advancement of appropriate scientific, technical and local knowledge through research, developing models, demonstration and implementation. The research institute was formed in 2006 to implement participatory action research, development policy research and ad...
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...
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG)
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG) is an alliance of NGO and CSO activists in Bangladesh. The mission of EJWG is to promote policy debate and practice/behavioral changes through activism and mass mobilization with micro macro linkages. The strategies used to meet EJWG's goal include: positive engagement with government; disseminate macro level policy discourse at the micro level,...
IBON International (IBON)
IBON provides support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment, and advocacy, and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON initiates and implements international programs, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices...
International Foundation of Hope (IFHope)
The International Foundation of Hope (IFHope) is a US-based NGO that recognises the potential of the people of Afghanistan. IFHope has been in Afghanistan since 1998 working in three interrelated areas: economic development, community empowerment, and education.
Jordan Center for Public Policy Research and Dialogue
JCPP seeks to address the growing need for an ongoing process of dialogue by conducting in-depth research on issues of critical national and regional interests, publishing studies and disseminating information on key issues, and organising regular expert dialogues and seminars with participation from major stakeholders that analyse and discuss public policy with the aim of engaging the policy p...
Institute for Democratic Governance
As a civil society research, advocacy and capacity building organisation, IDEG is committed to a set of organisational principles and objectives. In the discharge of its primary functions, IDEG subscribes to principles of non-partisanship, not-for-profit, and independence, having as key objectives: To carry out research and analysis of development strategies, polic...
Hong Kong Transition Project
The Hong Kong Transition Project is funded by a competitive research application to the central academic research funding body of the Hong Kong Government, the Research Grants Council.
National Democratic Institute
The National Democratonprofit organization working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. NDI has a Volunteer Network and Multinational Approach and Functional Approach, and works in the following areas:   Political Party Building Citizen Participation Election Processes  Strengthening Legislatures ...
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