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
To combat corruption you need both prevention and enforcement. You need both. You have to have naming and shaming, which is what enforcement does, but in addition to punishing people publicly for corruption, you also need to know that the services that were supposed to be provided do actually get delivered, says Pascale Dubois #twconf12 For example, the school ultimately has to be built so that women can see that their anti-corruption actions actually make a difference.
Very little international development funding makes it into the hands of women's advocacy groups, audience member says #twconf12
In order for development to work, you need to weave in both anti-corruption and gender specific strands, Dubois says #twconf12