Real lives, true stories

Filed under - Civil society

Report published 22 August 2014
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As many as two in three people worldwide believe that ordinary citizens can make a difference in the fight against corruption. Whether it’s taking on an abusive school system, exposing a crooked driving instructor or blocking the re-election of a corrupt mayor, these individuals are demonstrating their power to bring about lasting change in their communities.

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Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
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True stories

Birth rights

When government officials put their own interests above the health of rural expectant mothers, the results can be deadly.Read the story

Finding the way home

Back in the 1970s, Ziad had a home and a livelihood. Then the civil war came.Read the story