Corruption violates human rights :Corruption violates political and civil rights by distorting or rendering useless political institutions and processes and undermining the functioning of the judiciary and lawenforcement authorities.


Corruption also violates economic and social rights by denying equitable access topublic services such as health and education, placing obstacles in the way of earning alivelihood in the public or private sector and, as mentioned above, by distorting decision-making processes regarding the allocation of resources.