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Why Kazakhstan Introduces Quotas for Women and Young People?

Zulfiya Raissova 05.06.20

On May 25, the president of Kazakhstan Kassym Zhomart-Tokayev signed amendments to the elections law. They introduce mandatory 30 per cent quotas for women and young people into voting lists of political parties. (more…)

The armies of the countries of Central Asia: numbers and real combat effectiveness

Zulfiya Raissova 22.05.20

After the USSR collapse, all the republics that gained independence created their own armed forces. CABAR.asia decided to analyze military strength of the Central Asian countries. 

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Map of Central Asia [being updated]

CABAR.asia 09.05.20

Data on the number of infected, recovered and died of coronavirus in Central Asian countries.

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Donor Activity in Central Asian Countries since 1991

Arsen Omuraliev 30.04.20

This article discusses the distribution of international donor assistance for development in five Central Asian countries from 1991 to 2018. Assistance to Central Asia was distributed unevenly, each state in the region has a different amount and type of financing.

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Tradition of Head Covering in the Culture and Religions of Kazakhstan

CABAR.asia 24.04.20

A women’s headscarf is not just a beautiful accessory or a religious garment. In the old days, white headscarf used to mean the end of wars and conflicts for some nations. Today its meaning goes far beyond religions or national traditions.

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Religious Diversity in Kazakhstan: Tolerance Is Learned in Childhood

CABAR.asia 07.04.20

3738 religious associations are registered in Kazakhstan. Despite the differences, representatives of different faiths coexist peacefully and celebrate the holidays together, not divided by faith.

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Kazakhstan: Religion for Soul, Business for Common Good

CABAR.asia 31.03.20

Kazakhstan female entrepreneurs shape the base of economy and national welfare. According to the head of the National Commission for Women’s Affairs and Family and Demographic Policy, Elena Tarasenko, their contribution to the national GDP is almost 40 per cent.

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Photoreport: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan during the coronavirus pandemic

Asel Sultan 26.03.20

How Kazakhstanis and Kyrgyzstanis live in a state of emergency due to the spread of coronavirus infection.

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Turkestan – A Unique Religious Centre of Kazakhstan

CABAR.asia 17.03.20

Despite the fact that the current territory of Turkestan region of Kazakhstan used to be the centre of Sufism, now it is a home for representatives of various faiths, including Islam, who live peacefully here.

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