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Pensions in Central Asia: Struggling for Survival (infographics)

Aizada Toma 25.11.19

65.6 million people live in the four countries of Central Asia, including 7.8 million pensioners. In other words, every eighth resident of Central Asia is on pension. 

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Infographic: Kazakhstan is the leader among EAEU by external migration

Zulfiya Raissova 11.11.19

According to official data, in the last 10 years more than 321 thousand people left Kazakhstan. This number equals the population size in the town of Semei, where 323,199 people live as of January 1, 2019.  Over 25 per cent of emigrants are people in the age of 15 to 28 years old.

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A Containers and Former Public Bath House. What are Schools Like for Kyrgyzstanis?

60 per cent of schools in Kyrgyzstan were built until 1980 meaning that they have used their resources in full and require major repair, according to the analysis performed by Bulan Institute. The problem with rural schools is a major problem.
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Women in the Parliaments of Central Asia

Ermek Baisalov 25.09.19

The constitutions of the Central Asia’s countries guarantee to all citizens, regardless of nationality, religion and gender, aspire for different posts in all branches of power. 189 countries in world have ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. It seems that women have already achieved equality at the political level. Nevertheless, the representation of women in politics and decision-making processes in the countries of the region is still below the basic international level.

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Kazakhstan Schools in Disrepair: Through Hardships to the Knowledge

cabar.asia 18.09.19

Kazakhstan still has operating schools that were built until the 1980s. They are almost unfit for classes, but their repair is underfinanced and construction of new schools is going slowly.
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Islamic Relics of Post-Soviet Central Asia: Arstanbab Mausoleum in Kazakhstan

cabar.asia 14.06.19

The holy follower of Islam, Arstanbab, has been held in reverence in Central Asia at all times. A few places in the region are named after him and are considered the places of his burial.  (more…)

Kazakhstan: Life after EXPO

cabar.asia 07.06.19

Kazakhstan is a country rich in energy resources, and is among top ten oil producing, refining countries. Two years ago, the country held the international specialised exhibition EXPO 2017, which preparation and holding cost 565.1 billion tenges (2.1 billion dollars). Organisers and experts predicted it’s income would be 520-910 million dollars.
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Photos: cabar.asia School of Analitycs 2019

cabar.asia 26.04.19

From 15 to 21 April 2019 in Almaty, with the support of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), the Second School of Analysts cabar.asia was organized. More than 20 young researchers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the program. (more…)

Flashbacks: CABAR School of Analitycs 2019 moments (video)

cabar.asia 23.04.19

From 15 to 21 April 2019 cabar.asia analytical platform, with the support of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Central Asia and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, organized the Second Program for young experts from Central Asia within its School of Analytics. More than 20 young researchers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated in the program. (more…)

Life on Hills near Dushanbe

cabar.asia 05.04.19

Dushanbe is surrounded by hills and mountains with thousands of residents on three sides. However, unlike the centre of the capital, where new elite houses arise in place of old ones, the outskirts of the city have more deplorable situation.

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