Marginalized Communities

One-third of people continue to live in extreme poverty, often facing systematic political, social, and cultural barriers embedded in laws and norms. Find out how governments are reaching out to include the most vulnerable in decision-making.

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The new Right to Information laws empower Sri Lankans to change their daily lives and their communities.

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A digital platform in Buenos Aires enables vulnerable citizens to access georeferenced health information and share concerns about quality o...

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Austin is tackling historic inequity with a tool that allows citizens & government to measure the benefit of city initiatives in disadvantag...

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An innovative competition aids refugees by connecting citizens, government, and private enterprise.

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From private toilets to community policing, the twin cities of Sekondi-Takoradi benefit from an ambitious citizen engagement program.

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Social accountability activists are contributing to improve community services and a more responsive government.

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The creation of the Open Police Data Initiative has put policing data into the hands of the public.

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By strengthening indigenous voices in government, Costa Rica better serves its citizens.

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In Madrid, citizens come together online to rally for legislative change.

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How citizen councils can determine budget priorities to build paths out of poverty.

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Female citizens work to empower and protect indigenous communities.

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From fixing broken chairs to fighting for brighter futures, parents work together to improve schools in Mongolia.

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Citizens fight to understand and wield their land use rights.

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