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The article presents the seven trends that are restricting civil society across the world: Civil society under attack in half of the countries; Anti-NGO legislation, restrictions on foreign funding and national security measures; Victimising journalists; Populism marches on Rise of protest movements and the establishments’ response; Attacks on excluded groups and the NGOs which fight for them; The effect on development and response from INGO. Discussing some key considerations for NGOs, the article concludes that without an intensive effort to push back against closing space, development interventions will become less effective at assisting those living in poverty. Read more here.

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