Rachel Gold, of the Guttmacher Institute, says data brings a “substantive foundation” to debates and reflects the reality of people’s lives. And she sees students, the media, policymakers, and increasingly the business community, using data and evidence to connect what people see in their own lives “to the larger story and the larger dimension of the issues.”
We want you to hear the voices of Hewlett’s Global Development and Population grantees who are helping expand women’s reproductive and economic choices, and promote government responsiveness to developing country citizens by increasing transparency, participation, and use of robust research and data in decisions.
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