About Advocacy

By December 14, 2015ACTIONS, ADVOCACY

Advocacy aims to influence decisions, engaging in a series of actions to change “what is” into a “what should be.” There are several approaches to advocacy.



Advocacy strategies can:

– Question the way policy is administered

– Open up space for public argumentation.

– Influence agendas by raising significant issues

– Target political systems that are not responding to the public good

– Propose policy solutions

Methods used can include:

– Media and public awareness campaigns

– Public testimony

– Publishing research

– Litigation

– Pushing to pass or defeat proposed laws

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