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In Lekhnath Municipality, Western Nepal, women are demanding to be heard and included as a result of The World Bank’s Accountability program. Before, only men were involved in budget consultation meetings. But through the use of Social Accountability tool of Public Expenditure Tracking System (PETS) implemented by the Program for Accountability in Nepal (PRAN) this has changed.  To continue to read this article, please visit here ...

What You Say

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    Do you feel stringent laws to prevent corruption and rights (such as access to information) given to common people can lead towards policy paralyses?

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    Do you feel most of the people in India have no taste of good governance and hence it remains a marginal issue for elections in India?

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    Governments in South Asian countries are gradually becoming more afraid of the activities of Civil Society Organizations and thus taking steps to restrain CSOs. Do you feel there would be serious impact on the role played by CSOs in the overall governance and development?


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    Companies in India are evidently absent from a four-year-old United Nations-led global initiative against corruption. Do you agree that private companies are in tune with corruption?


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    In the current scenario, where information is attached with lot of strings, do you feel dissemination of information is crucial for enhancing accountability ?


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    Social networking sites are effective tool for lobbying and bringing pro-poor changes ?


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    Do you feel social accountability tools are cost effective way of enhancing effectivness of development efforts ?


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    Even though the common man suffers corruption at the very low levels of bureaucracy, it is the big players who indulge in high level corruption ?