Posts Tagged: India

Work with us: Community-driven research inspiring change

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‘People are sick and tired of being subjects of research. We are doing action research so people are becoming subjects of transformation.’ Watch the documentary film showcasing some of the participatory research carried out in 29 countries with communities experiencing poverty and marginalisation, as part of the Participate initiative.

Ground Level Panels offer reality check to UN High Level Panel’s (HLP) proposals for development

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In June and July, Participate facilitated Ground Level Panels in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, to mirror the United Nations High Level Panel (HLP) for a post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda. Panelists drew on their own life experiences to provide a ‘ground level’ reality check to the HLP recommendations; as well as develop their own shared vision for development. Each of the Ground Level Panels produced a communiqué with recommendations for what is needed in global development policy to end poverty.