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Kyrgyzstan: Religion is Not an Obstacle to Women’s Entrepreneurship

cabar.asia 17.01.20

The attitude towards women entrepreneurs in religious communities is ambiguous and often controversial: from full approval to obvious reproof. However, women’s participation in the business domain is an economic impetus for the national development and prosperity. Whereas religious pluralism that is developing in the Kyrgyzstan society is a trend that contributes to the strengthening of the state.
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How Harmful is the Air in Central Asia – Explained on The Graphs

Edil Baiyzbekov 15.01.20

The concentration of harmful particles in Nur Sultan exceeds the annual norm by 2.5 times. Air quality in Almaty did not exceed the norm for only one day in five months. Bishkek often falls into the top of the most polluted cities in the world. The most dangerous days in 2019 for Dushanbe were summer and autumn, when dusty storms covered the city. In Ashgabat, the level of air pollution rarely exceeds the acceptable  norm. Air in Tashkent was harmful 80% of the days in 2019. 

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Infographics: Why China Invests in Kazakhstan?

Aslan Seitov 20.12.19

According to experts, Kazakhstan needs to use Chinese investments as a launching pad into diversification of national economy. 

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Sexual harassment in Kyrgyzstan: Impunity and Reprehension of Victims (infographics)

Aizada Toma 18.12.19

In Kyrgyzstan, every fourth woman experiences work harassment. (more…)

Religious Diversity in Kyrgyzstan: A Believer is a Man and a Citizen, First of All

Leila Saralaeva 17.12.19

Kyrgyzstan has over three thousand various religious organisations registered, which maintain peace and dialogue between themselves. The constitution guarantees equal rights and freedoms to all religious people. 

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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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