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

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

Health problem

Blind in one eye, and visually impaired in the other, Little Ayan* urgently needed an operation to correct her vision. But without money or ...Read the story