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

Mafia land grab

"He was greeted with a wall that had been erected around the site, watched over by armed guards"Read the story

Cheat sheets

For years teachers at a senior high school in Ghana reportedly demanded bribes of around US$35 from students in exchange for helping them pass their ...Read the story