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Anti-corruption movement is betting on 'the power of people's pressure'

Corruption has wide-ranging impacts. Transparency International says ordinary people can fight back.

Anti-corruption rally in St. Petersburg, Russia
Anti-corruption rally in St. Petersburg, Russia (AN/Alexei Kouprianov)

Some 1-in-4 people worldwide said they had to pay a bribe to access public services in the past year, Transparency International reported on International Anti-Corruption Day.

Corruption impacts the poorest and most vulnerable in society the hardest, Transparency International said in its campaign to encourage change from "the power of people's pressure" this year.

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