The Hunger Project is committed to build the advocacy understanding and skills of our staff and partners worldwide. This page pulls together resources recommended by members of our Advocacy Strategy Group.
The toolkit should equip you with the knowledge and tools to enable you to design and effectively implement a child, early and forced marriage post- 2015 advocacy strategy. In particular the toolkit will help you to:
- Understand the post-2015 development agenda process and how to engage
- Understand the status of child, early and forced marriage in the post-2015 process
- Understand the basic components of advocacy and lobbying
- Develop a post-2015 advocacy strategy
- Develop a media and communications plan for your advocacy
This resource book is one of a set of three resource books that have been the concrete outcome of a process that deepened NCAS’s reach and understanding across the borders in South Asia.
The coming together of organisations that have led or been part of very varied efforts at advocacy which have brought significant gains to the marginalised communities in all the participating countries offered us all a rare opportunity of learning from each other.
In the course of evolution of these debates and discussions, the form and content of these resource books have evolved in a very intellectually and emotionally satisfying process for all concerned.
The processes of people centred advocacy came to be understood, under three critical frameworks: ‘Organising and Mobilising’ around the central issues taken up for advocacy; Building a ‘Campaign and Networking’ to achieve tangible goals; and Addressing key points of ‘Sustainability and Ownership’ of all these processes.
Structuring the Inquiry into Advocacy, the Spring/Summer 2000 series, introduced advocacy as a concept, highlighted the experiences of different kinds of advocacy organizations, identified structural gaps in current regulation, and examined how groups adapt political practices in the political system. The series comprised three different seminars.