T. Roberts / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
This paper presents findings from a case study exploring the prospects for measuring the impacts of restricted civic space on development in Ethiopia. It is part of a larger inquiry into the phenomenon of restrictions on civil society activity around the world, including but not only in developing countries, most notably in the past decade.
M.N. Asadullah, N. Mansor, A. Savoia / Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, 2019
This paper provides a systematic assessment of the alleged exceptionality of Malaysia’s development progress and its likely explanations, in a comparative perspective. Using cross-country regressions and aggregate indices of education, health, poverty and gender equality outcomes, we offer three findings.
Incidences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in conflict affected individuals, families and communities are very high. But this issue needs to be addressed when civil society organisations work on conflict transformation and peace building.
J. Howard, E. Lopez Franco, J. Shaw / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
Inclusion of the most marginalised people through addressing discriminatory dynamics is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This research report considers how the intersection of spatial, economic and identity-based factors drive poverty and marginalisation.
P.B. Dayil / Partnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2018
Boko Haram’s brutal abduction of 276 secondary school girls from Chibok, Northeast Nigeria in April 2014 was the catalyst for the formation of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement (BBOG). The incident was just one among several violent and ruthless attacks executed by Boko Haram, an internationally prescribed terrorist group (see Table 1).