In March 2023, the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) launched a publication, “Shrinking Civic Space: The Legal and Political Environment for CSOs in Seven Asian Countries.”
This publication is a compendium of CSO perspective papers that assess the legal, regulatory, policy, financial, and political environment affecting civil society and CSOs in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, and Sri Lanka. A regional overview highlights the similarities and nuances of the country papers, and synthesizes recommendations to broaden civic space for CSOs in the region.
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