S T R A T E G I S I N G A D V O C A C Y F O R E F F E C T I V EI M P L E M E N T A T I O N O F W O M E N F R I E N D L Y L...
Definition of AdvocacyAdvocacy is a set of democratic socialactions that seeks to bring aboutchange.It is ‘a set of organi...
What is Advocacy ?Advocacy is: A value driven political process To effectively influence public policiesand get them imp...
Advocacy at different levels Local or grassroots level advocacy State level advocacy National Level advocacy Internati...
The different types of Advocacy People-centered advocacy Policy advocacy Legislative advocacy Media advocacy Issue-ba...
Advocacy Strategies Organised action-rallies, protests, sit inetc Campaigning using different tools-signature campaign, ...
Need based Rights Based Non-justiciable (cannotbe claimed legally) Gives more immediatehelp/support toimmediately felt n...
Need Based Rights Based Eventually non-sustainable Fulfilled based on thegoodness of variousoutsiders’ (e.g. state,socie...
Need Based Right Based Allows the ‘outsider’ toselect the beneficiaries The beneficiariesremain dependent onthe outsider...
Need Based Rights Based Attacks the outwardeffects, and is asymptomatic approach Can more easily getfunding for suchacti...
Needs Based Rights Based State is willing to lookmore kindly at suchefforts as it is asupplement to what thestate ought t...
Advocacy with whom? Those in power who can be influenced tobring about change in the following;1. Better implementation o...
Your Constituency to Advocate with? Building alliances with like minded civilsociety organisations /individuals Identify...
The key to success in advocacy Developing a body of evidence on the issue forwhich advocacy is being done Preparing brie...
ADVOCACY Advocacy involves movement from different stages PERSONAL PUBLIC POLITICAL
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  1. 1. S T R A T E G I S I N G A D V O C A C Y F O R E F F E C T I V EI M P L E M E N T A T I O N O F W O M E N F R I E N D L Y L A W S5 - 7 T H A U G U S TA A S H A R A M E S HG E N D E R & D E V E L O P M E N T C O N S U L T A N TB A N G A L O R EAdvocacy at different levels
  2. 2. Definition of AdvocacyAdvocacy is a set of democratic socialactions that seeks to bring aboutchange.It is ‘a set of organized actions tochange public policies in a way that willempower the marginalized.’
  3. 3. What is Advocacy ?Advocacy is: A value driven political process To effectively influence public policiesand get them implemented To advance Social Justice and HumanRights To make the governance accountable andtransparent( NCAS)
  4. 4. Advocacy at different levels Local or grassroots level advocacy State level advocacy National Level advocacy International or Global level advocacy
  5. 5. The different types of Advocacy People-centered advocacy Policy advocacy Legislative advocacy Media advocacy Issue-based advocacy
  6. 6. Advocacy Strategies Organised action-rallies, protests, sit inetc Campaigning using different tools-signature campaign, pamphlet Building alliances and coalitions andcollectively submitting petitions Conducting evidence based research
  7. 7. Need based Rights Based Non-justiciable (cannotbe claimed legally) Gives more immediatehelp/support toimmediately felt needs Justiciable (can beclaimed legally) Requires ‘staying power’as the benefits take timeto be realisedAdvocating for what
  8. 8. Need Based Rights Based Eventually non-sustainable Fulfilled based on thegoodness of variousoutsiders’ (e.g. state,society to ensure NGOsphilanthropic groupsetc.) Eventually sustainable Responsibility of stateand civil
  9. 9. Need Based Right Based Allows the ‘outsider’ toselect the beneficiaries The beneficiariesremain dependent onthe outsiders Non-discriminatory,except positivediscrimination The marginalised areempowered to claimtheir own rights
  10. 10. Need Based Rights Based Attacks the outwardeffects, and is asymptomatic approach Can more easily getfunding for suchactivities from donors Attacks the root causes Getting funds is moredifficult, as the donor mayget into trouble withlicensing/state authorities
  11. 11. Needs Based Rights Based State is willing to lookmore kindly at suchefforts as it is asupplement to what thestate ought to be takingresponsibility for Less risk for theimplementers, andgenerally non-confrontational State is unlikely tosupport such efforts as itcould create ‘problems’(law and order issues,upheavals in society) Extremely risky, and oftencould (though not always)lead to confrontation andviolence
  12. 12. Advocacy with whom? Those in power who can be influenced tobring about change in the following;1. Better implementation of existingschemes/programmes/laws2. Bring in policy change3. Make legal amendments and new laws4. Introduce proactive mechanisms
  13. 13. Your Constituency to Advocate with? Building alliances with like minded civilsociety organisations /individuals Identify and make allies in the executive,judiciary and legislative Make allies in the media Engage with UN and International agenciesfor support and cooperation
  14. 14. The key to success in advocacy Developing a body of evidence on the issue forwhich advocacy is being done Preparing briefs with authentic information fordissemination among the different advocacypartners Adopting a combination of advocating techniquessuch as people-led advocacy, media advocacy,policy advocacy and legislative advocacy andbuilding synergies between them to achieve theneeded advocacy response.
  15. 15. ADVOCACY Advocacy involves movement from different stages PERSONAL PUBLIC POLITICAL
  16. 16. THANK YOU

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