24 November 2020, by Linh Nguyen, Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD)
Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Viet Nam transition from focusing only on poverty alleviation to providing a range of services to meet the needs of marginalized communities, conduct advocacy, raise awareness and work to hold the government and other stakeholders accountable.
20 October 2020, IISD and the Leave No One Behind Partnership
A virtual exhibition created by the LNOB Partnership and launched at the UN World Data Forum highlights the potential of community-driven data for empowering marginalised groups. The site voicescount.org includes voices from each of the five action countries, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nepal and Viet Nam.
18 November 2020, by Sam Wozniak, Development Initiatives
For those involved in community-driven data collection data security needs to be a priority concern. If we want to protect the groups and individuals we are collecting information on, we need to take care in the collection, storage, analysis, sharing and publication of data relating to them. This blog provides guidance to support such efforts.
20 October 2020, by Elizabeth Lockwood, Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities for Sustainable Development / CBM
In response to the lack of information on how COVID-19 is affecting persons with disabilities, organisations have carried out their own surveys, with important implications for policymakers.
15 October 2020, by the Indian National Network of Sex Workers (NNSW)
To protect the rights of those in stigmatized professions, we need data and evidence to articulate our status. Such data and information can only be gathered through members of the community, because none other than us know the kind of challenges we face.