Nepal jail keeps woman journalist forcibly detained incommunicado

Nepal jail keeps woman journalist forcibly detained incommunicado

Charina Cabrido – WNN Justice (WNN) Kathmandu, NEPAL, SOUTHERN ASIA: As woman Philippine journalist Charina Cabrido describes her recent experience inside the Hanuman Dhoka jail in Kathmandu.  Ranking in the low 29th percentile with corruption watchdog group TI – Transparency International, Nepal’s record for corruption reveals a wide margin in need of improvement. TI’s Control of […]

Is internal corruption slowing progress in developing countries?

Is internal corruption slowing progress in developing countries?

Philippa Garson for IRIN – WNN Improve It (WNN/IRIN) New York, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: With the realization that corruption is undermining development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), experts are lobbying the UN to adopt goals and targets on good governance and transparency in the post-2015 development agenda. A high-level […]

INDIA: Unneeded surgeries for women expose nationwide corruption

INDIA: Unneeded surgeries for women expose nationwide corruption

Shuriah Niazi – WNN Features (WNN) Raipur, State of Chhattisgarh, INDIA, SOUTH ASIA: Long range investigations into a stark and disturbing trend in medical corruption is continuing in Central India. In the Hasda village of Raipur District in India’s State of Chhattisgarh, women are being subjected to deceit and physical loss. These loses have not […]