Research as a tool to advocate for change
Like the common saying “No data no right to speak” we believe that research is a great tool to advocate for change. We use research or research tools to gather data of facts, statistics and opinions on specific issues so as to equip our cause of action with detailed information to enable us to enforce change and be able to inform the community with rightful information. In our project, we focused on Calling the government to improve the working environment of CSOs as well as advocating for the repeal of all repressive laws guiding civic space in Tanzania. We used a survey tool to conduct evidence-based advocacy to highlight the CSOs' contribution to socio-economic development in Tanzania.