Funder: Global Development Network
The purpose of the action guide is to help to understand the broader role of elected representatives in ensuring the rights of the people. It aims at addressing specific areas through fulfillment and protection of rights. It intends to provide information on the rights as well as responsibilities that would pave the way for effective functioning of the local self governments. Although the guide is mainly focused on elected representatives to understand the various issues around governance from the rights perspective, it could be used for building capacity of not only the elected representatives of local governments but also the officials as also members of civil society.