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Defining the agender: West African feminism

How do you bridge gaps in different experiences of feminism in order to effectively mobilise an inclusive agenda?

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Commonwealth Voices: conversations with changemakers

Commonwealth Voices is a podcast about citizens coming together to participate in democracy and influence the institutions that shape their lives. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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The power of storytelling: interviews with Commonwealth Writers storytellers

In April 2018, the Foundation carried out semi-structured interviews with selected programme partners attending the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 (CPF). CPF brings together civil society […]

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Commonwealth insights: inclusive governance

The Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) is a biennial event held prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. CPF 2018 took place on 16-18 April […]

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Changing together or falling apart: global climate frameworks need concerted action – now

Will governments convene and coordinate the multi-stakeholder approaches that are required to tackle climate change?

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Caribbean civil society resilience: research brief

This brief provides a summary of research findings on civil society and resilience by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate Sarah Peck. The research was jointly funded […]

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Africa Platform for Social Protection advocacy toolkit

This is an advocacy tool kit with an assortment of tools to suit a wide audience. The tool kit provides a guide for use in […]

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Commonwealth insights: inclusive governance series

These papers draw on discussions had at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018 and share the strategies employed by civil society across the Commonwealth to achieve […]

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Rewriting the script

Lisa Harewood on how making her first film with Commonwealth Writers enabled her to present a different view of the Caribbean and changed her career forever.

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The power of stories at the Commonwealth People’s Forum 2018

Gaiutra Bahadur’s essay in We Mark Your Memory, a forthcoming anthology of writing by descendants of indenture, segues from Britain’s exit from the European Union […]

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Telling the story of indigenous survival

In October, I received an email from the Commonwealth Foundation. It contained an invitation to participate in the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) to be held […]

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