Real lives, true stories

Filed under - Civil society

Report published 22 August 2014
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As many as two in three people worldwide believe that ordinary citizens can make a difference in the fight against corruption. Whether it’s taking on an abusive school system, exposing a crooked driving instructor or blocking the re-election of a corrupt mayor, these individuals are demonstrating their power to bring about lasting change in their communities.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Civil society   |   Education   |   Health   |   Human rights   |   Judiciary   |   Land management   |   Law enforcement   |   Organised crime   |   Politics and government   |   Poverty and development   |   Public services   |   Transparency International   |   Whistleblowing   |   Youth   
Tags - Schools   |   Hospitals   |   Agriculture   |   True Stories   |   Police sting   |   Driving test   |   Mayors   

True stories

The price of justice

Your shop has been burgled. You go straight to the police, but as soon as you start explaining what’s happened, the on-duty officer stops you. He ...Read the story

Captive mothers

They were told nurses in a local hospital were charging women US $5 every time that they screamed while giving birth.Read the story