6 out of 10 women in Ecuador have experienced some type of violence based on gender, with indigenous groups showing very high levels (68%), aggravated by discrimination in the labor market and…

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Lorena Levano, Mariana Felicio, Carmelina Moran Salazar |

July 18 is the Nelson Mandela Day, which celebrates Mandela’s deep commitment to promoting justice, human rights, and fundamental freedom. Today, we highlight a few pieces of research that…

Kerina Wang, Emiko Naomasa, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

Making data and statistics more inclusive in developing countries

Sophie Mitra |

In Nigeria’s Kaduna State, the government has quietly improved service delivery and increased the effectiveness of public spending by enlisting citizens as its “Eyes and Ears” on the ground.

Muhammad Sani Abdullahi, Amaka Okechukwu Opara, Rajul Awasthi, Stephen Davenport |

Civil society organizations, advocacy groups and private citizens increasingly use courts to hold governments accountable for their climate inaction.

Xenia Kirchhofer |

Mobile government (mGov) offers developing countries several benefits for their citizens including financial inclusion, wider access to services and improved government social accountability.

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor |

Improving the quality of primary health care in Colombia is at the heart of the next generation of health reforms, reforms which will better meet the needs of Colombians, will ensure the financial…

Jeremy Veillard, Manuela Villar Uribe |

Kamala is one of 149 women mobile masons hired by the National Reconstruction Authority in 14 districts in Nepal most affected by the earthquake for providing socio-technical assistance under the…

Sulochana Nepali |