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The Jordanian Civic Activist Toolkit II is designed to share with Jordan’s civic activists and organizations a rich selection of Jordanian advocacy campaigns from a wide range of civil society organizations initiatives that took place between 2014 and 2018 with support from the USAID Civic Initiatives Support program (CIS) (2013 – 2018). The toolkit includes a number of human rights-based advocacy case studies representing different themes addressing national and local issues.

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The CIVICUS Monitor is a cutting edge research tool built by civil society. CIVICUS aims to share reliable, up-to-date data on the state of civil society freedoms in all countries. Their interactive world map allows you to access live updates from civil society around the world, track threats to civil society and learn about the ways in which our right to participate is being realised or challenged.

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Contested urban waterscapes is a platform that explores water inequalities in urban contexts from an interdisciplinary perspective. It particularly unravels how inequalities can be productively conceptualized and explained through contestations that emerge over the control and access to water in cities. Excavating the social power relations behind these contestations becomes imperative for understanding why water inequalities still persist in many cities in the world despite technical and managerial efforts.

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This e-library contains more than 4500 external publications on governance, social development, conflict and humanitarian issues. It includes academic and grey literature selected for its basis in good quality research and coverage of a range of perspectives. Policy-oriented summaries of each document are provided, plus links to the full text.

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GenderIT.org provides a space for reflection, influence and advocacy on internet policy and culture, to help ensure that they meet women’s needs and do not infringe on their rights. The site maps the intersections between women’s and sexual rights issues and internet rights issues, and concentrates on bringing voices from the global South into the discussion of these issues, since the discussion is often dominated by voices from the North.

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This study is divided in two sections. The first gives a historical account of the development of environmental NGOs in Argentina, during and after the transition from a military to a democratic government. The second section studies the institutional, legal and cultural constraints and opportunities environmental NGOs face when trying to influence decision-making processes.

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The report is the result of a joint effort by specialist United Nations organizations and entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. To fulfill this mission inspired by resolution 58/185 of the United Nations General Assembly, the organizations represented agreed to implement an inter-institutional study on violence against women in all its forms under the coordination of ECLAC .

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Although people involved in every kind of professional or volunteer work can be susceptible to vocational burnout, research suggests that social justice and human rights (SJHR) activists, whose activist work is fraught with unique challenges, can be especially susceptible to it. Building on a small but growing body of scholarship onSJHR activist burnout, this study is an attempt to gain insight into SJHR activists’ own experiences.

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