This podcast from Women’s Budget Group about open government and how it can be used to promote, advance and defend women’s rights. Listen to the Podcast here.
In this article, CJA look at the contentious issue of stop and search in policing, and reflects on how open government methods can help to enhance police-community relations in England and Wales. Read the article.
In this article, Runnymede Trust explains how transparent and high-quality data at the local level is necessary if local ethnic inequalities are to be understood and addressed, and for the needs of BME communities to be better met and their life chances improved. Read the article.
The article “No data, no recourse” by Project 17, a charity working to end destitution among migrant children, takes a look at how a lack of information limits access to local support for vulnerable families. Read the article.
In this article, User Voice explains how their model of democratic participation has made prisoner rehabilitation programmes fairer, more effective and more efficient. Read the article.
If you would like to find out more, or add your own case study or commitment idea – contact Andreas Pavlou, UK OGN Coordinator.
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