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This series of short guides explains why organisations working to improve the lives of those in their community should consider using an advocacy approach.

The guides explore what advocacy is, why it is necessary, and how it can be applied to specific development issues. They also consider the role of governments, civil society and churches.

In this series

The Advocacy toolkit

The ‘Why advocate?’ series is designed to complement the Advocacy toolkit.

This comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of advocacy contains teaching notes, tools and exercises that will enable any individual or organisation to integrate advocacy into their programmes, in order to bring sustainable, positive change.

Explore the Advocacy toolkit


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