Pascale Dubois of World Bank says coalitions are the way forward - best results are seen when everyone is involved. There's a good example of this in the Philippines - a joint venture between Catholic Church, Boy Scouts, Coca Cola, government and World Bank. They set up a campaign to check that all the school books had arrived and to check they were good books. Then they text messaged to report whether they'd arrived or not. #twconf12 A good example of how things can improve, she says.
Let the women know what it is they're supposed to be getting ie. food/medication/teachers etc. Women are not scared, they will ask for what they know they're supposed to be receiving, says Pascale Dubois #twconf12
If you let women know that, in their village, medication, food, schools are supposed to be available to them, they will be the ones that kick up a fuss, Dubois says. Women, as the primary care givers, have the most interest in seeing that what is promised to them is delivered, Dubois says. #twconf12
A member of the audience says that in the state in South Sudan that she works in, she met three female members of parliament. She then found out that all three of them were married to the governor. The governor has 40 wives... #twconf12
"Corruption is monopoly plus discretion minus accountability," Dubois says #twconf12