This was stated back in 2018 at the parliament hearings of Mazhilis. One year later, the situation did not change – about two million people still need quality drinking water. (more…)
Kyrgyzstan has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and the country has a valid state guarantee programme for persons with disabilities that guarantees them access to healthcare services. However, in fact, persons with disabilities do not have access to any guarantees. (more…)
According to experts, the programme of countering religious extremism and terrorism in Kazakhstan does not take into account the fact that the process of involvement into radical ideology across the country has some social and psychological origins.
The year of 2019 was very intensive for Central Asian states. Let’s remember the most important events of the departing year according to the materials of CABAR.asia journalists.
There have been many talks about “smart”, modern and safe city in Kyrgyzstan lately. Although Bishkek is one step closer to the overall digitalisation, the city that doesn’t have accessible environment for certain groups of people cannot be called a safe city.
According to experts, Kazakhstan needs to use Chinese investments as a launching pad into diversification of national economy.
In Kyrgyzstan, every fourth woman experiences work harassment. (more…)
There’s no official statistics regarding the number of protests in Kazakhstan. Therefore, the only source of information is publications in the media and data provided by non-governmental organisations.
The recent scandal with feminnale in Bishkek again emphasised fundamental problems in culture, which cannot be solved systematically. (more…)