Opening open government: Women’s rights organisations and the Open Government Partnership in the Philippines

This research was funded by the Feminist Open Government Initiative, which uses research and action to encourage governments and civil society to champion initiatives leading to gender advancements in and through open government. This includes mainstreaming gender issues throughout the co-creation of action plans that are developed as part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), and adopting more gender-focused commitment content.

This case study of the Philippines’ action plan co-creation process asked: Does targeted support to women’s rights organisations improve gender integration in OGP co-creation processes and action plans? The research executive summary includes findings on:

  • Participation of women's rights organisations
  • The quality of participation
  • The impact of participation of women's rights organisations on gender and inclusion in action plans

The research team proposes a set of recommendations for various stakeholders, including OGP members globally, OGP in the Philippines, women's rights organisations and gender equality activists, and OGP donors.

  • Countries: Philippines
  • Published: December 2020

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