Aid agencies that support public accountability reforms commonly do so in the same places, and with similar state and civil society...
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Multiple development actors are interested in stimulating more inclusive fiscal governance. Efforts to generate greater budget transparency, citizen participation in resource allocation, and public oversight of government spending are commonplace. How can development donors and lenders support such efforts, and what are their limitations?
Background The #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) campaign which began in 2014 following the abduction of 300 girls by Boko Haram, became a...
How is social and political action for empowerment and accountability enabled and supported by donors working in specific fragile,...
Beyond Tweets and Screams: Action for Empowerment and Accountability in Nigeria – The Case of the #BBOG Movement
This paper explores the nature, role and dynamics of new forms of social and political action as pathways to empowerment and accountability in fragile conflict- and violence-affected settings in Africa through an in-depth analysis of the case of the Bring Back Our Girls (#BBOG) movement in Nigeria and a multi-methods approach.