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    Navigating the pathways from exclusion to accountability: from understanding intersecting inequalities to building accountable relationships

    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.
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    Seeking accountability, nurturing empowerment: lessons from the BBOG’s movement in Nigeria

    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).
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    SDGs, inclusive health and the path to Universal Health Coverage

    Disability and the Global South, 2017
    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of goals designed to improve the social, economic and well-being of all, while maintaining global and environmental sustainability. Health is one of the 17 goals, and focuses not only on addressing morbidity and mortality, but also on improving access to healthcare services for all through Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
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    The climate change - modern slavery nexus in Cambodia

    Impact Initiative, 2018
    This Research Impact brief focuses on Cambodian brick kilns to examine how a high vulnerability to climate change can facilitate trafficking into new industries and greater susceptibility to modern slavery.
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    Women in politics: gaining ground for progressive outcomes in Pakistan

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    This paper is an analysis of findings from a study of women’s political voice in Pakistan under the A4EA Research Programme. It is based on mixed methods, drawing together archival and secondary sources, qualitative interviews with activists, politicians and key informants, and the findings of an online survey with women parliamentarians.
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    Disability inclusion and disaster risk reduction: overcoming barriers to progress

    Overseas Development Institute, 2018
    Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the rights and needs of people with disabilities in disasters are increasingly being addressed through policies, standards and guidelines, much more needs to be done to remove the barriers to their inclusion in disaster
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    Towards citywide participatory planning: emerging community-led practices in three African cities

    Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, 2018
    In this working paper the authors seek to contribute to debates about the scaling up of citizen participation in towns and cities of the Global South through a focus on participatory planning. The contribution is three-fold.
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    Participatory impact investing: whose voices count?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    Impact investing is a financial investment made with the intent to affect social or environmental change. It is an ever-growing investment method with the GIIN’s 2017 Annual Impact Investor Survey finding that over USD 114 billion was invested in impact investing assets.
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    Getting serious about impact

    LinkedIn, 2016
    Realising the potential of impact investing in Africa will require all actors in the impact ecosystem to demonstrate courage in speaking “truth to power” in unpacking impact measurement – when things go well, and also when they do not.
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    Accountability: the golden opportunity in impact investing

    Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2016
    Why investors need to integrate rights and accountability into development finance, and how they can begin. 

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