This infographic outlines The Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE) project. STRIPE focuses on empowering local communities to improve their environmental health through the right to access information.
Sunita, a poor woman who faces the loss of her home and livelihood, shows us the value of access to information. By using information, Sunita is able to voice her concerns and participate in decisions which directly affect her environment.
Voice and Choice represents the culmination of several years of research, experimentation, and reform by governments, civil society organizations, and industry in implementing access to information, public participation, and access to justice in decisions that affect the environment.