The Limits of NGOs


Internationally, labor unions have a weaker presence.

Making up for this slack are the non-governmental organizations that support health initiatives, women’s rights and ebb environmental degradation, etc. The presence of NGOs internationally, even with a history of positive consequences, have been facing governmental tensions over dealing with controversial issues, like food security or anti-corruption activist groups in India. Pranab Bardhan, professor of Economics at UC Berkeley, wrote this informative essay on the limits of NGOs on global development for the Boston Review.

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