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

Future of hope

Bright and studious, Balkissa dreams of studying medicine after she’s finished school. But the future hasn’t always looked like this. Read the story

Police crackdown

Carmela was sleeping at home when she was woken by banging. Rushing upstairs, she found her son being beaten by cops, who later dragged him off to ...Read the story