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New Report Examines Right to Information In South Asia

September 3, 2014

RTIreportGlobally, 100 countries have enacted right to information (RTI) legislation guaranteeing citizens the right to access information and records held by their governments. In South Asia, over the last decade, countries have made significant progress toward recognizing this right. However, among the countries where RTI laws have been in place for some time – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan – levels of public awareness and implementation vary widely. Read more in The Asia Foundation’s new report.

Related locations: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Related topics: Transparency

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