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Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia

Naoyuki Yoshino, Eduardo Araral, and KE Seetha Ram (Eds.) : 2019

This book brings together a collection of studies that discuss the recent developments in the water and sanitation sector in Asia and identify their spillover effects. Public–private partnerships in water supply and sanitation have had mixed results, making sustainable sanitation a particularly challenging problem. It aims to give budget-constrained policy makers the incentive to introduce...

Source: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy , National University of Singapore and Asian Development Bank Institute

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/544131/adbi-water-insecurity-and-sanitation-asia.pdf

Tags: Public Service Delivery

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

World Economic Forum : 2019

This report benchmarks 153 countries on their progress towards gender parity in four dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival and Political Empowerment.They are designed to create global awareness of the challenges that gender gaps pose, as well as the opportunities that emerge when action is taken to reduce them. In addition, this...

Source: World Economic Forum

Link: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GGGR_2020.pdf

Tags: Gender

Disability at a Glance 2019: Investing in Accessibility in Asia and the Pacific — Strategic Approaches to Achieving Disability-inclusive Sustainable Development,

UNESCAP : 2019

The report focuses on the importance of increasing investment in accessibility to narrow these gaps and build an inclusive Asia and Pacific for all.The report lays out foundational concepts and terminologies related to disability and accessibility, and outlines the tools and approaches for successful investment in accessibility. Furthermore, it identifies drivers and added values of...

Source: UNESCAP

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/DAG-2019_0.pdf

Tags: Social Inclusion

Defending Civic Space: Is the International Community Stuck?

Saskia Brechenmacher and Thomas Carothers : 2019

This paper takes stock of international response to closing civic space. It examines three questions: (1) What are the main areas of progress in the international response? (2) What are the main factors limiting the response? and (3) How might those limitations be at least partially overcome, and how might the response be strengthened? The paper assess areas of progress in international...

Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/files/WP_Brechenmacker_Carothers_Civil_Space_FINAL.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

People Power Under Attack: Global Report 2019

CIVICUS : 2019

This global report shows that the fundamental freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression are backsliding across 196 countries in the world. In the space of a year, twice as many people are living in countries where these civic freedoms are being violated: 40% of the world’s population now live in repressed countries. In 2018, it was 19%. The report shows that civil society is...

Source: CIVICUS

Link: https://civicus.contentfiles.net/media/assets/file/GlobalReport2019.pdf

Tags: Human Rights

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