The need for transparency and accountability during the COVID-19 pandemic goes beyond health systems.
Sextortion happens when people are coerced into paying a bribe with sexual acts rather than money. Sexual extortion is a common but largely invisible form of corruption.
Wasta and corruption in Palestine
In many Arab countries the use of personal connections, or “wasta” in Arabic, is a common practice and a social norm. People use their family or social contacts to skip the line…