Repercussions for Revealing Corruption

From: Voices for Transparency

“Once a whistleblower’s identity has become known, broad public support and public recognition of their courage can serve as a buffer against further retaliation and mistreatment. As Stephanie emphasised, however, the best case scenario is usually to remain anonymous. This is not always straight forward, especially in smaller organisations. Three US organisations — the Government Accountability project (GAP), the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) — have recently published a guide for Whistleblowers called Caught Between Conscience & Career: Expose Abuse Without Exposing Your Identity.”

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