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On March 2, the amended Law “On Compulsory Military Responsibilities and Military Service” came into force in Tajikistan. The amendments were actively discussed in society, since the undergraduates and students of higher educational institutions, who, in fact, should be exempt from military service, began receiving summons from the military registration offices. (more…)
The domestic waste landfills pollute rivers and soil, and contribute to the spread of infectious diseases in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in Tajikistan.
Gorno-Badakhshan occupies almost half of the Tajikistan’s territory, and is known in the world as ‘The Pamirs’ or ‘The Roof of the World’. The plastic waste accumulation is the acute problem in this high-mountainous remote region. (more…)
The laws of all Central Asian countries guarantee equal rights to all citizens, regardless of gender, nation, or religion. The countries have also ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. But despite all the legislative acts, women’s rights are still being violated in Central Asian countries. (more…)
CABAR.asia has prepared information about who, when and what for created this special women’s day.
Navruz Karimov, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics conducted a study of the most popular topics in the songs of Tajik performers. Methods, results, and conclusions of this study in his article for CABAR.asia
Tajikistan requested 2 million doses of vaccine from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca under the international COVAX mechanism. According to the interim forecast, published in early February, Tajikistan will receive 732 thousand doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine in the first half of 2021. The Ministry of Health of Tajikistan did not specify yet when the vaccination will begin, but it is already clear who will be vaccinated first.
Why does Tajikistan increase its debt and how will the republic cover it? (more…)
On January 1, 2021, the Law “On Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance for Vehicle Owners” came into force in Tajikistan. This decision was made after it became clear that the government decree on compulsory insurance did not meet current requirements.
The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated human rights violations around the world. Lockdowns, closed spaces, and the inability to leave the house led to a surge in domestic violence. In the latest 5-Stan Podcast, CABAR.asia Editors in Tajikistan Lola Olimova and Muslimbek Buriev spoke about the situation in Tajikistan, where the lockdown was not introduced, with Nigina Kudratova, Media and Communication Expert at the PDV (Prevention of Domestic Violence) Project – an organisation that is involved in the prevention of domestic violence in Tajikistan since 2004. (more…)
The project “World Air Quality Index” by World’s Air Pollution has ranked Dushanbe among cities with the most polluted and hazardous air. The organization’s report was based on data collected from an air monitor located at the US Embassy in Dushanbe.