People & Culture

A feminist approach to open government

Three experts discuss the role of women in making governments more inclusive, responsive and accountable
  • Apr 10, 2019
  • 79 words
  • 1 minutes
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The term “open government” is synonymous with the idea of inclusivity, but as three female experts on the topic note, women and women’s issues are still vastly underrepresented in the open government movement. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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