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Subject: governance

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Fighting for political participation in Tunisia

On April 23 dozens of Tunisian women gathered in front of the National Assembly in the capital to protest against moves to curtail women's rights and ensure that women enjoy equal representation...

Veeru Kohli. Credit: Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad's provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam's Raising Her Voice programme...

MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

To Trend or not to Trend: How to Influence your MP

Do you want to influence your MP? Public Affairs Assistant Ali Sameer reveals the best way to get your voice heard: ...

The World Bank and land grabs

At the beginning of its Land and Poverty Conference this week, the World Bank Group put out a statement on land that follows many months - and in some cases years - of campaigning...

hundreds of george osbornes

500 George Osbornes demand an end to world hunger

On Tuesday morning, my dad and I made our way down to London with one aim to mind; to remind George Osborne to secure 0.7% of GNP to international aid.  Along with 500 other campaigners, we...

The Women Leaders

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational...

Ali Sameer says: Let's hear it from Manchester

On Saturday morning, ALi Sameer travelled from Leeds to Manchester to attend a training day on Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign. Here is his report:  ...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Illegal guns kill thousands worldwide every day

Plan B and a strong ATT

When the negotiations for an Arms Trade Treaty were blocked by the US at the last moment in July there was collective disappointment from all the campaigners and the governments who had worked...

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