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The Politics of Rights-Based Transformative Social Policy in South and South East Asia

Gabriele Koehler : 2017

This article studies the evolution of social policy in select countries in Southeast Asia, namely India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Thailand, and analyses the transformative nature of their rights-based social policies and reforms within the socioeconomic and political context. 

Source: International Security Social Review, Vol 70, 4/2017

Link: http://www.loginasia.org/media-uploads/media/uploads/PDFs/Koehler-2017-International_Social_Security_Review.pdf

Tags: Rights

Community-Driven Development: Does it Build Social Cohesion or Infrastructure?

Howard White, Radhika Menon and Hugh Waddingtion : 2018

This paper synthesises evidence on 23 community-driven development programmes in low and middle income countries, combining narrative synthesis and meta-analysis to examine the impact of these programmes along their causal chain. It also assesses the efficacy of such measures to ensure sustainability and equity.

Source: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Link: http://www.3ieimpact.org/media/filer_public/2018/03/12/wp30-cdd.pdf

Tags: Community Mobilisation

Communications Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Toolkit

Caroline Cassidy and Louise Ball : 2018

This toolkit provides a framework for communications monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) and suggests ways to incorporate and adapt this aspect into programmes for strategic and impactful communications.

Source: ODI

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/long-form-downloads/odi_rapid_mel_toolkit_201801.pdf

Tags: Monitoring and Evaluation

The State of Social Safety Nets 2018

World Bank : 2018

The State of Social Safety Nets 2018 Report examines global trends in the social safety net/social assistance coverage, spending, and program performance based on the World Bank Atlas of Social Protection Indicators of Resilience and Equity (ASPIRE) updated database. The report documents the main social safety net programs that exist globally and their use to alleviate poverty and to build...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/29115/9781464812545.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Tags: Poverty

Participatory Budgeting: Spreading Across the Globe

Brian Wampler, Stephanie McNulty and Michael Touchton : 2018

This report sums up the current state of understanding of Participatory Budgeting (PB). It focuses on several important aspects of PB and how it has evolved in the past twenty years, with an emphasis on the Global South. It will aid citizens, governments, practitioners, and donors in contemplating how Participatory Budgeting programs can improve the quality of democracy, service delivery,...

Source: Transparency and Accountability Initiative

Link: http://www.transparency-initiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/spreading-pb-across-the-globe_jan-2018.pdf

Tags: Planning and Budgeting

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