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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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Civil society   |   Education   |   Health   |   Human rights   |   Judiciary   |   Land   |   Law enforcement   |   Organised crime   |   Politics and government   |   Poverty and development   |   Public services   |   Transparency International   |   Whistleblowing   |   Youth   
Tags - Schools   |   Hospitals   |   Agriculture   |   True Stories   |   Police sting   |   Driving test   |   Mayors   

True stories

Processing complaints

Residents feared that releasing waste water into the bay as planned could entice sharks into the busy shallow waters, where children often swim.Read the story

The price of justice

Your shop has been burgled. You go straight to the police, but as soon as you start explaining what’s happened, the on-duty officer stops you. He ...Read the story