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Go through the door marked 'Exit' to reach sustainable development

We’ll never reach sustainable development until we take exit more seriously. So many NGOs pay lip-service to sustainability, but actually operate in ways that makes them indispensable to the par...

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    In Memoriam of Dr. Martha Farrell, Director, PRIA

    Dr. Martha Farrell, a Director at PRIA, became a victim of the terrorist attack on a guest house in Kabul; where she was on an official assignment providing training on gender mainstreaming ...

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      Burundi unrest - Can civil society challenge the abuse of power while remaining above the fight?

      I have recently returned from Burundi, where I saw first-hand how civil society has been finding increasingly creative ways to express discontent with a Government it believes is determined to hold on...

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      Keywords: civil society

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        How to Kill a Civil Society Organisation

        There are many aspects to building strong and sustainable civil society organisations.  Mission and values, leadership, resources and an enabling environment all play a role. Getting them right i...

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        Keywords: civil society

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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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