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A small group of political refugees from Kazakhstan has settled down in Kyiv and in the neighbourhood. Those from the Kazakhstan opposition, who are not at risk of imprisonment when returning to their motherland in certain circumstances, can wait out hard times in Ukraine from time to time.
On the threshold of the parliamentary and local elections in Kazakhstan, the Central Election Commission restricted the work of independent observers and community-based organisations that observe elections.
It’s quite easy to fall into a trap in a modern world full of information and developing «scam technology».
Every 20th taxi ride ends with harassment of interviewed women. Most often, women do not know how to react to harassment, so they prefer to keep silent until the end of ride. After the trip ends, they try to forget about what happened. Moreover, the women said that most often, taxi drivers ask questions about their private lives, try to get to know each other closer, and if a woman refuses, they block the doors. (more…)
Every Kazakh citizen, at a certain period of life, starts thinking about how, when and how much money she/he will receive from the state after retirement. The sooner you think about it, the more prepared you will be to approach this issue. Check your retirement literacy in this quiz.
Have the protest sentiments in Central Asia been studied sufficiently? What common triggers do they have? What are the approaches of the Central Asian countries to regulate protest sentiments? What role do social media play in mobilizing protest sentiments? (more…)
According to experts, the problem of ungraded schools can be solved with developed infrastructure and high-speed internet access.
Dozens of countries suffer from the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic now. In many of them, the number of diseases is even higher than before. It’s critical in this situation not only to practice hygiene, communications, prevention, but take this information very carefully.
In recent years, the term ‘sexual harassment’ and associated scandals frequently appear in media. For Central Asia, the term is relatively new, but this does not mean that there is no harassment in the countries of the region.
Despite the international organisations’ recommendations to terminate the list of professions banned for women, it still exists in almost all Central Asian countries. (more…)