The abuse of public office for private gain is rampant. Its cause is a combination of greed, arrogance and opportunity. The corrupt are aided by widespread complacency: a sense that corruption has always been around and always will be, so let us just accept it.
The 400,000 member strong Gulabi Gang or Pink Sari GThe 400,000 member strong Gulabi Gang or Pink Sari Gang -- the all-female grassroots group that fights for women's rights and against corruption in India -- was founded by a woman who was denied the right to go to school as a child. 53-year-old Sampat Pal started the organization, which is named for their official pink sari uniform, to use the mass power of women to force action on violence against women and children.