Civil Society refers to a team of non-governmental organisations & establishments that works for the rights & interests of citizens. The CSO is sometimes, referred to as the third sector of society that is different from the government bodies & the business society as well. The individuals who are a part of the society are independent of the government.
CSO is generally a non-profit think tank. It operates as an independent research and educational organisation. These bodies basically work with a multi-sector, multi-disciplinary approach, spanning research and analysis, policy reform, proofs of concept, and advocacy in education, livelihoods, governance, and rule of law.