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Is action research an empowering tool? Reflections from the Women Participating In Public Life Programme

“Empowerment cannot be defined in terms of specific activities or end results because it involves a process whereby women can freely analyse, develop and voice their needs and interests, without...

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Keywords: learning

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    Which way to sustainable exit?

    Sustainable exit – it’s the holy grail of development. It’s something we all aspire for. Yet few of our programmes and partnerships ever get close. The worst partnerships exit in cri...

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    Keywords: civil society

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      Enabling Youth Volunteerism for a Better Future in Jordan

      Guest blog by Dr. Haya Al-Dajani, Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia.Young adults aged between 18 – 30 years make up approximately 35% of Jordan’s population[1].  W...

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        Leading by example? Why leadership buy-in is crucial to NGO exit strategies

        NGOs have not been good at designing or implementing exit strategies, and have been notoriously weak at sharing their experiences with others. The Action Learning Set (ALS) was formed in March 2014 in...

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          Thinking about consortia? Answer five simple questions first

          Consortia, networks and coalitions are all the rage nowadays. The good news is that we are finally realising we cannot do development on our own; we have to actively work with other stakeholders. The ...

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