IWPR Articles

IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Kazakhstan: The Reverse Side of Coronavirus

Today the world speaks about negative, already felt and expected, consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the situation has positive sides, yet incommensurable. (more…)

Kazakhstan is Going to Reform National Policy of Interethnic Relations

Following the events in the village of Masanchi in the south of Kazakhstan, the authorities paid attention to the need of systemic analytical work in interethnic sphere. The Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan has a task to review its performance and to strengthen its forecast and analysis. 

(more…)

Trade Relations between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

Among EAEU states, Kyrgyzstan is the second largest consumer, after Russia, of industrial and consumer goods from Kazakhstan.

(more…)

How Kazakhstanis Change Their Religious Views?

According to researchers, nearly every tenth Kazakhstani changes their religious views and about two per cent convert to another religion.

(more…)

Kazakhstan: Ethnic Kazakhs and Uighurs Fleeing China Feel Unsafe

The authorities of Kazakhstan are as careful as possible when it comes to protection of ethnic Kazakhs and Uighurs that fled Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China. (more…)

21.02.20
More

What’s Wrong with Women’s Crisis Centres in Kazakhstan?

According to NGO ‘Union of Crisis Centres of Kazakhstan’, about 400 women die from domestic violence in the country every year. Victims’ applications to the police are either ignored or investigated in a slipshod manner. However, according to activists, crisis centres in Kazakhstan operate inefficiently, while human rights international organisations declare the standards of services provided to victims do not comply with international quality standards and their insufficient number. (more…)

12.02.20
More

Conflict in the South of Kazakhstan: What Conclusions Will Authorities Draw?

Some experts and public figures note that disorders in Masanchi village that took lives of 10 people are indicative of serious issues in interethnic relations.

(more…)

11.02.20
More

Making a Fortune. How to Make Profits from Corruption in Kazakhstan

“Is it possible to make a fortune fast?” I asked my interlocutor. I travelled 400 km to him to find out how he managed to succeed so fast – at the age of 45 – and to have everything: successful business, real property in elite districts of the capital, car fleet, a chain of stores, a recreation site at the lakeside. (more…)

About It: Why Kazakhstan Still Does Not Have Sex Education at Schools?

In Kazakhstan, almost one third of young people aged 15 to 19 have sex. The indicator of adolescent pregnancy is 36 cases per one thousand girls, which is six times higher than the indicator in developed countries. (more…)

27.01.20
More

Every Tenth Kazakhstani Has No Access to Clean Water

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…)

24.01.20
More

Multimedia

IWPR activities in Central Asia

IWPR research: social networks are an important source of news in Uzbekistan

On February 24 in Tashkent, IWPR presented the results of research on how in Central Asia they read, watch and listen to the news on the Internet...

cabar.asia 24.03.20
IWPR Held a Presentation at the University of Central Asia

The representative office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia (IWPR CA) took part in an informational and educational meeting of employers with students of the Unive..

cabar.asia 17.03.20
Bank Loans for Business Were Discussed at IWPR Round Table in Dushanbe

The problems of access to the bank loans for small and medium enterprises were discussed at a round table hosted by IWPR Tajikistan in Dushanbe...

cabar.asia 06.03.20