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Rural Hunger: Advocacy and Political Action

Rural hunger cannot be solved solely based on interactions with individuals. Advocacy must take place. Beyond providing food and food education, action must be taken on a communal, systemic, and economic level. 467 more words

Rural Writing

Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security's Submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper (2017)

Australia needs a transformational foreign policy, particularly on issues of peace and security, if we want to “deal with the world as it is” and influence the way the world responds to tension and all forms of violent conflict. 195 more words

Policy And Advocacy

Refugee policy is not exempt from evidence-based decision-making.

Just because it’s harder doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it.

There’s been a lot of noise around the topic of immigration lately, in response to a few EOs from the desk of President Trump.   686 more words


Policy Advocacy and Human Trafficking

Written by: Eric Masten, Director of Public Policy, National Network for Youth

Recently, former-President Obama proclaimed January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. 440 more words

National Safe Place Network

The Human Faces of High Stakes Testing

I spent the weekend with my baby sister, and during the course of our girl’s weekend, we discussed her 14 year old daughter who was struggling in school. 2,315 more words


Sneaking Evidence into Policy-Making: the role of evaluator-turned-advisor

“Your job is to slip some common sense past the prime minister without her noticing.”

Rachel Glennerster, now Executive Director of J-PAL, remembers being tasked with the above burden…

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Policy And Advocacy

Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

Today, Tuesday 25 October 2016, Russia is hosting the annual United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, which will focus on how Member States, regional organisations and the UN are working towards the commitments and recommendations made during the 2015 High-level Review of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). 141 more words