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Mandeep Tiwana

Analysis Mandeep Tiwana 2 May 2023

Civil society in a world of crisis: An overview of the 2023 State of Civil Society Report

In the last year, civil society workers have been repressed in Belarus and Russia for opposing the war on Ukraine, physically attacked in Afghanistan for supporting the right to education for girls, and judicially persecuted …

Opinion 2 Ine Van Severen and Mandeep Tiwana 17 August 2016

Southern philanthropy to the rescue?

In a time of receding foreign aid and restrictions on international funding, civil society organisations working on social justice and human rights are facing challenging times. Could the growth of philanthropy in the global south …

Special feature Mandeep Tiwana 1 December 2011

Civil society holds key to future of Arab Spring states

Although the uprisings that shook regimes across the Arab region were spontaneous, reflecting a breaking point in people‚Äôs tolerance of the system, organized civil society now has a crucial role to play in ensuring that …