Research Report: Prospects for e-Advocacy in the Global South

Screen Shot 2015-01-05 at 4.53.01 PMThis report, written for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on behalf of Res Publica, explores how NGOs in the global south are using ICTs for advocacy and suggests interventions for the Gates Foundation.

The report includes an overview of the challenges for digital activists in the global south, followed by different digital advocacy models, and recent innovations in the field.  The report also includes several short “snapshots” of how activists in such countries as Kenya, Argentina, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, and India are using technologies like mobile phones, web sites, and video in advocacy campaigns.

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