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The List of Professions Banned for Women in Central Asia: Where Did It Come From and Why Is It Needed?
Despite the international organisations’ recommendations to terminate the list of professions banned for women, it still exists in almost all Central Asian countries. (more…)
In recent years, the Central Asian countries see a trending concept of proper and healthy food. It runs contrary to established eating habits in the region. However, every year more and more people start to adjust their diet to this concept. Below are all nuances of the healthy food principle.
“The administration said we were at ‘war’”. How health workers of Kazakhstan fight Covid-19 pandemic
Since Kazakhstan declared pandemic, over 46,000 health workers have been involved in the fight against coronavirus. As of September 23, 2020, 13,139 health workers had been infected with Covid-19, which is 22 per cent of their total number. 198 of them have died. (more…)
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…)
What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?
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
The fact that an animal is listed in the Red Data Book of Kazakhstan does not always positively affect its conservation, experts believe.
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…)
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.