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World Governments & Accountability
April 5, 2008 11:05 AM   Subscribe

Social Watch monitors the progress of efforts, articulated in numerous international agreements (1 2 3), to end poverty and increase equality worldwide. By coordinating the reports of a network of citizens' organizations, Social Watch aims to keep tabs on progress toward specific initiatives in each country, lobbying national governments as appropriate. Search by country for a snapshot of social and economic progress. Browse various measures of stability and meaningful development. Lots more, including meaty, well-documented reports and statistics, and holy crapola, nice graphics.
posted by Rykey (6 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

wow, that is a great resource. thanks for posting. I think I will be there the rest of the afternoon.
posted by cda at 12:22 PM on April 5, 2008

Second the great resource. Interesting stuff about the World Bank and Social Security of the poor
posted by francesca too at 12:57 PM on April 5, 2008

Mmmm, meaty.
posted by valentinepig at 1:09 PM on April 5, 2008

Something about those gender equity rankings strike me as very fishy. Am I the only one?
posted by dgaicun at 2:09 PM on April 5, 2008

Just weeks ago I was thinking, hmm is there anybody that does [this] sort of stuff?

And here it is, thanks again, MeFi.
posted by parhamr at 3:25 PM on April 5, 2008

Something about those gender equity rankings strike me as very fishy.

Not sure what strikes you as fishy, but they go into detail about the way the rankings are done here.
posted by Rykey at 3:53 PM on April 5, 2008

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