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Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)

A nongovernmental organization (NGO) is a part of the voluntary sector in which individuals organize to accomplish a social goal. The concept of NGOs emerged when many colonies and territories were seeking their independence from colonial powers. These organizations were created ...

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