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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015Bottom-up Budgeting or BUB (also called Grassroots Participatory Budgeting) is a budgetary reform introduced during the PNoy Aquino administration in 2012.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015The Aquino administration through the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster (HDPRC) and Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Cluster (GGACC) launched the bottom-up budgeting (BUB) exercise in 2012.DocumentThe African Symposium, 2014NIgeria 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 attracted feminist critical attention, but the exploration of this tradition through a blend of feminism and critical discourse analysis has not been explored.Document
From global to local: feminism and feminist nudity from visual perceptions and conceptions of artists2014In 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 served as a unique genre and subject of representation in the arts, especially pictorial, plastic and photographic works.Document
How Adichie’s feminist pamphlet started a trending Twitter hashtag, #BeingFemaleInNigeria | Brittle Paper2015In 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 ten women and half a dozen men of the book club turned to sharing stories about how the women had been discriminated against.DocumentOpen Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2014In 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 ‘Voices of Africa’, the UK Guardian’s ‘Guardian African Network’, and Worldplus.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2015Produced by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) as part of the Women’s Voice and Leadership in Decision-Making learning and evidence project, this report seeks to evaluate the global evidence on the processes of change that enable women to have substantive voice and leadership in decision-making.Document
Creating space for child participation in local governance in Tanzania: Save the Children and Children's CouncilsResearch on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2012Children’s right to be heard is internationally recognised by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2009The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised byDocument
Democratising trade politics in the Americas: insights from the women's, environmental and labour movementsInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2009This paper explores the extent to which and the ways in which civil society groups are contributing to the democratisation of trade policy and politics in the Americas. It explores the strategies adopted by a range of NGOs and social movements to influence the decision-making processes and the content of the trade agenda.