The programme aims to give voice to the most marginalised, increase the effectiveness of civil society and create greater responsiveness amongst duty bearers through harnessing the potentials offered by digital evidence.
Myanmar, Nigeria, Zimbabwe
August 2018 - October 2022
The most marginalised, including women and girls, LGBTI people, ethnic minorities and people living with HIV.
- To improve access to services and participation in decision-making processes for key target groups.
- To increase the effectiveness of civil society and other actors at all levels to address the priorities of key target groups.
- To create greater accountability and responsiveness among power holders to act on the priorities of key target groups, from the local to global level.
The ECID programme will work with grassroots organisations and community-based organisations (CBOs) to build the capacity of marginalised groups to generate and present data about themselves and their experience of interacting with both civil society and duty bearers.
Data sets will be developed in Myanmar, Nigeria and Zimbabwe which will be used to draw comparisons between community-gathered and institutionally generated data. Presenting the richness of the community evidence, particularly that from the most marginalised, will be a key driver of the programme.
This community evidence, incorporated into the data sets, will be a key resource, helping to foster collaboration between actors within communities, civil society and duty bearers and act as a robust evidence base to strengthen civil society effectiveness across all three countries.
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