Real lives, real stories: the Asia Pacific region

Filed under - Civil society

Report published 3 January 2018
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Real lives, real stories: the Asia Pacific region presents stories about different people and different situations in different contexts. They have one common message: change is possible when citizens get involved, even when the odds seem stacked against them. From Pakistan to Papua New Guinea, these are stories about standing up for transparency and accountability.

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Country / Territory - Bangladesh   |   Cambodia   |   Indonesia   |   Maldives   |   Mongolia   |   Nepal   |   Pakistan   |   Papua New Guinea   |   Vietnam   
Region - Asia Pacific   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Civil society   |   Education   |   Health   |   Public services   |   Youth   
Tags - Activism   |   Case studies   

True stories

We want justice

Coming from one of the most remote corners of the world, the people of Manus Province seem an unlikely match for the might of logging companies. But ...Read the story

Restoring hope

Fadzai’s aunt managed to save enough money to buy the child a school uniform. Little did she know at the time, that was the start of her troubles.Read the story