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

Hunger Money

When drought ravaged Zimbabwe's Hurungwe region in 2011, families were left destitute. Help should have come from a state scheme, but community ...Read the story

Paradise’s Dark Side

It’s not an image you’ll find in the tourist brochures: amid the luxury hotels of Maldives’s paradise islands, an estimated 200,000 migrant ...Read the story