Podcast: Role of open government in defending women’s rights
Date Posted: Thursday 4th April 2019
We explore how government can help to promote, advance & defend women’s rights.
We explore how open government can help to promote, advance and defend women’s rights.
We look at the Freedom of Information (a key pillar of open government), and the potential that transparency has to improve accountability. We also talk with Maeve McClenaghan from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ) about an investigation they undertook which unveiled the serious struggles faced by domestic violence refuges in England following huge budget cuts. Listen here