Katchatheevu Island, a small uninhabited piece of land spanning 285 acres, is situated in the Palk Strait, forming the maritime boundary between India and Sri Lanka. The island measures a mere 1.6 kilometers in length and slightly over 300 meters in width at its widest point.
Whistleblowing plays a crucial role in exposing wrongdoing and ensuring accountability. Discuss the ethical responsibilities of individuals to report unethical practices in public and private organizations. Analyze the challenges faced by whistleblowers, the role of institutional mechanisms in protecting them, and the potential impact on organizational integrity. Support your answer with a relevant case study.