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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True stories

Corruption derailed

When a new city mayor took office in 2010, he contacted the team to ask for their help in rooting out corruption in the transport office.Read the story

Pension Scam

“If I were to go to the office, they demand one month’s salary as bribe … it’s like a mafia there.”Read the story