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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Grass-roots member-owned cooperatives for female heads of households in rural Indonesia (PEKKA) empower the women members through three economic activities: community-based microfinance through savings and borrowing; a closed trading and marketing system, branded as PEKKA Mart; and economic lobbying and advocacy.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Impact investing can create a disconnect between the needs of the people that an investment means to serve and the intentions of the investor.Document
Linking participation and economic advancement. Ghana Civil Society Platform on the IMF Programme: case studyInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019Eleven Accra-based civil society organisations (CSOs) working on social accountability, anti-corruption and governance joined forces in November 2014 to influence the design, implementation and monitoring of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-backed extended credit arrangement for Ghana (2015–18).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019The Buen Vivir Fund is a participatory impact investment fund operating internationally. It was founded in 2018 by Thousand Currents, a non-governmental organisation, following a co-design process to conceptualise the Fund, initiated in late 2016.Document
Exploring partnerships between academia and disabled persons’ organisations: Lessons learned from collaborative research in AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019In this article, we discuss how our academic research on disability and international development in five African countries has benefited hugely from active collaboration with advocates, practitioners, and policymakers, ultimately ensuring that research evidence is used to inform policy and practice.Document
Navigating the pathways from exclusion to accountability: from understanding intersecting inequalities to building accountable relationshipsInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Inclusion 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.DocumentPartnership for African Social and Governance Research, 2018Boko 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).DocumentDisability and the Global South, 2017The 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).DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018This 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This 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.