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.





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

School sting

Simon Eyork did not set out to become a whistleblower. He set out to build a proper school. But in the course of trying to obtain funding, he helped ...Read the story

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

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