But the Anti-Corruption Action Centre has shown that it is possible to battle corruption and win. We would like to share our success story and invite other activists to follow suit.
Ukrainian society is accustomed to the image of prisons as overcrowded and closed institutions, where the healthy can become sick and the sick too often die. History shows the public can do little to improve conditions.
However, the Anti-Corruption Action Centre – in cooperation with the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption – managed to stop corruption in prisons and to improve medical treatment of inmates diagnosed with TB and HIV/AIDS.