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Media Rights Agenda
A non governmental organisation with focus on freedom of expression, access to information and media development/persecutions
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Media Rights Agenda 12h
Worker remanded in prison for allegedly insulting Gombe gov
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Media Rights Agenda 17h
Worker remanded in prison for allegedly insulting Gombe gov - Punch, September 20, 2017
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AFIC 21h
26 out of 54 African countries are under the African average 50% as of Access to Information ranking of Mo Ibrahim index 2016
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AFIC Sep 19
👏👏👏👏Thank you very much , and and all that joined us online for the insightful conversation.
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Great session! Thanks to and for organizing the event
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Gilbert Sendugwa Sep 19
Training of officials, records management, systems for receiving & responding needed
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Development partners can provide resources for CSOs to implement initiatives, facilitate knowledge sharing & technical support
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Civil society organizations should name and shame public bodies disregarding the provisions of access to information laws
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Civil society organizations need to monitor compliance by public bodies with the provisions of access to information laws
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
CSOs should support women to challenge any wrongful or unjustifiable denial of information, using all available mechanisms
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Civil Society organizations should sensitize women on the benefits of access to information laws and how to use them
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Public bodies should endeavour to produce gender-disaggregated data so that the impact of policies on women can be appreciated
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Govts should put in place mechanisms to assist women in particular to enforce their right to info whenever there are breaches
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Govts should send a strong message to all their public institutions that non-compliance with ATI laws will not be condoned
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Beyond passing access to information laws, govts should demonstrate a strong commitment to their effective implementation
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Systems should therefore be put in place to ensure that effective remedies are available to women wrongly denied information
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
If public bodies are not challenged when the wrongly deny information to women or other requesters, it will result in impunity
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
If women are wrongly denied access to information and they cannot challenge such denials, they will likely stop using the laws
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Women also need to be supported to mount effective challenges to unjustifiable denial of information by public bodies
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Edetaen Ojo Sep 19
Women need to be trained on the legal requirements and procedures for using access to information laws to obtain information
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