The Right of Access to Information: Exploring Gender Inequities

Discussion of a study which demonstrates that women are not able to exercise the Right of Access to Information ‘with the same frequency, ease and rate of success as men. The article examines the issue of gender inequity in the exercise of the right of access to information. According to the author ‘[t]his article seeks to explore the legislative framework underpinning the right of access to information for women, detail the value of information for women, describe the principal obstacles that propagate gender inequities, and explore potential responses to advance a more universal right to information.’

Author: Laura Neuman.

Year Country Author Type
2016 Global Institute of Development Studies (IDS) academic article
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1 social and gender inequality Download/link