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Women’s Activism in Belarus and Central Asia: a Trend or Necessity?

Zulfiya Raissova 22.09.20

How did it happen that women became the main force of the protests in Belarus in 2020, whose courage is observed by the whole world, and what is the situation with women’s activism in Central Asia? (more…)

How Much Money Did the Central Asian Countries Receive to Fight COVID-19?

Altynay Karimova 15.09.20

What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?

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Kazakhstan Drafts New Animal Protection Law

Zulfiya Raissova 10.09.20

According to experts, cruelty to animals must be deemed a criminal violation. (more…)

True or False: How Women in Kazakhstan Are Raped and Killed

Asel Sultan 03.09.20

We have prepared a quiz with real and made-up cases of regular Kazakhstani women who have faced violence at home and in public places. (more…)

Experts: Including Animals to the Red Data Book in Kazakhstan Does Not Help Increasing Their Numbers

Zulfiya Raissova 02.09.20

The fact that an animal is listed in the Red Data Book of Kazakhstan does not always positively affect its conservation, experts believe.

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How well are you aware of Covid-19? Take a quiz!

It’s been more than six months since the outbreak of Covid-19, also known as coronavirus, in the world. The World Health Organisation, government of every country have taken various measures to reduce the scope of its spread among people since the beginning of the pandemic. (more…)

The Third Decade of Independence: How Fast Does the Central Asian Population Grow?

CABAR.asia 18.08.20

During the past 10 years, the population of Central Asia has been increasing by an average of one million people annually. Despite the low living standards and high mortality rate in some countries, experts predict the further growth of the region’s population.

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Online Petitions in Central Asia: How Do They Work?

CABAR.asia 07.08.20

In 2019 and early 2020, about 90 petitions from Central Asian countries were published on the popular platform Change.org. (more…)

What Prevents the Domestic Violence Criminalization in Kazakhstan and Why Is It Necessary?

Assem Zhapisheva 06.08.20

In 2017, domestic violence was removed from the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan. At the same time, according to the public fund “NeMolchi.kz” (“Do Not Be Silent” – tr.), an average of 120 rapes, 5232 beatings, 72 injuries, 14 murders and 48 suicides of women is registered per month in the country. (more…)

5-Stan Podcast: Myths and Realities of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia During a Pandemic

CABAR.asia 03.08.20

What has the coronavirus pandemic revealed about regional cooperation in Central Asia? Will the format of the consultative meetings continue? Will there be regional responses to the pandemic and economic crisis?

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