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The List of Professions Banned for Women in Central Asia: Where Did It Come From and Why Is It Needed?

Asel Sultan 20.10.20

Despite the international organisations’ recommendations to terminate the list of professions banned for women, it still exists in almost all Central Asian countries. (more…)

Healthy Food: What is it and How to Shift to it

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.

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“The administration said we were at ‘war’”. How health workers of Kazakhstan fight Covid-19 pandemic

Zulfiya Raissova 29.09.20

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…)

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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