- Demonstration /Protest:- Pressure groups can demonstrate or protest against a government
policy through rioting, hijacking and
holding people as hostages.
rule:- No extra work is done apart from
the normal working period.
- Strike:- Pressure groups may refuse to work to back their demand.
- Boycott:- Sometimes pressure groups refuse to co-operate with the authorities until their demands are met.
- Special Publication:- This is done either in the press or a booklet is published on their action.
and symposia/workshop:- These are organised to educate the people on their work and also their stand on some issues.
- Propaganda /Letters to the Press:- Pressure groups write letters to the press to educate the public and to show their stand on important policies.
- Lobbying:- This is done through legislators to persuade policy makers when policies are being .made.
- Presentation of gift:- In west Africa, a common feature of pressure
group is to present gifts to policy makers to influence them.
With political parties and candidates who are perceived to be sumpathelic to their
- Sending a delegation:- Pressure groups select some of their members
to discuss their problems with the government
or decision makers.