IWPR Tajikistan: HIV-infected women have no place to live 30.03.15

Once relatives kicked them out of the house, the women, depressed by the state of their health and negative attitudes toward them, have to worry about housing and domestic problems, rather than about their treatment. (more…)

IWPR Tajikistan: Women with HIV facing twice the harassment 17.03.15

According to a survey, 72 percent of Tajik women have contemplated suicide, and 24 percent of them have attempted suicide after finding out about having contracted human immunodeficiency virus. Although the disease is not transmitted through casual contact, due to illiteracy [on the matter], Tajik society prefer to avoid the carriers of the virus, and some even terrorize them. (more…)

IWPR Kazakhstan: HIV: People are dying because of people 13.03.15

In our society, people are increasingly witnessing the horrific stories about friends, colleagues and even strangers who are victims of a terrible disease that is HIV. The mortality rate among HIV-positive people is increasing due to late detection of secondary diagnoses. In addition, the blame is often put on the doctors, who had then denied people with HIV status not only first aid, but also hospitalization, examination, and so forth.

IWPR Kazakhstan: “I believe that “Time is the Best Healer”

A few years ago in Shymkent, the story about spreading HIV infection caused a wave of anxiety among the population. Families were torn apart, people lost their loved ones. Misunderstanding and fear led to a bitter quarrel among close friends. Over the years, the subject of HIV in the region has become more open and more details emerged, though, unfortunately, more people have been affected by the disease.

IWPR Kazakhstan: Milk-less Lands

Towards the end of January 2015, a resident of Temirtau living with HIV finally received infant formula for her child, for whom the breast milk substitute is required by law. The clinic that the baby was conceived in had not received baby formula since September of last year, that is for almost 4 months.

Have an uncle? You will be a pilot ! (in Tajik) 03.11.14

“Дарвоқеъ, фурудгоҳро дарвозаи кишвар ва муаррификунандаи фарҳангу маданияти мардуми он меноманд, ки дар хотираи меҳмонону сайёҳон нақши муассир мегузорад, зеро бахусус меҳмонон таассуроти аввалини худро нисбат ба давлату миллат маҳз аз ҳамин мавзеъ, яъне фурудгоҳ ҳосил мекунанд.”

Sherali and Djurahon are not Salafi (in Tajik) 02.11.14

Дар Тоҷикистон аз соли 2009 инҷониб  карда шуд. Ба ин васила пайравони ин равия, ки дар баъзе минтақаҳои кишвар фаолияти  ошкоро мекарданд ва ҳатто масҷид бунёд карда буданд, боздошта шуданд. Баъди судури ин фармон ҳар нафаре, ки ба ин равия дар ҳудудиТоҷикистон шомил шавад, ҳатман ба ҷавобгарии ҷиноӣ кашонида мешавад. Вале коршиносони улуми динӣ ҳадс мезананд, ки пайравони ин равия, барои таблиғу ташвиқи равияи салафия манфиати молӣ доранд. Дар баъзе ҳолатҳо пайравони аслии ин ҷараён дар озодӣ мемонанду ба ҷои онҳо ҷавонони бегуноҳ муҷозот мешаванд. Шояд бо ин васила нақшаи боздошти ин тоифаи иртиҷоиву ҷангандаро пур мекунанд.  Як моҳ қабл, пас аз як баҳс бо имом хатиби масҷиди деҳаи Гулисойи ноҳияи Восеъ, ду тан аз сокинони ин минтақа бо гумони пайравӣ ба равияи салафия боздошт шуданд. (more…)