Multimedia / Tajikistan

A Homeless Story: How to Survive on the Street? 22.10.20

This is a story of a Tajik woman who spent more than half of her life on the streets.

When a person finds himself in a difficult circumstances, loses a house, when there is no money to rent an apartment, many other problems arise. Later, it is very difficult to return to normal life. (more…)

“Spent Two Nights at the House Entrance”: How Do Tajik Labour Migrants Survive the Pandemic? 21.10.20

The COVID-19 pandemic, borders closure, movement restrictions and quarantine introduction complicated the labour migrants’ lives. (more…)

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…)

The Registration of Foreign Trade Procedures Eased in Tajikistan. Will It Simplify the Businessmen’s Lives? 16.10.20

Tajikistan is the first Central Asian country, where the Single Window System was launched for registration of export, import and transit procedures. The developers believe that the system can simplify the work of entrepreneurs. We try to figure out whether this is true.


Mountainous Yoged Village, a Phenomenon in Religious Discussions in Tajikistan 09.10.20

Yoged is the only village in Darvoz district of GBAO of Tajikistan, where the most residents profess Ismaili Shia Islam, unlike their neighbors who are Sunnis. While the differences in religious madhhabs lead to discrimination, conflict and violence around the world, the experience of Yoged residents can be considered unique. (more…)

Video survey: What Do Tajiks Think About the Belarus Protests? survey of the residents of the Tajik capital showed that the majority of Tajiks know about the protests in Belarus and have different opinions on the current events there.


Tajikistan: Rural Residents Complain About Poor Conditions of the Healthcare Centers (Photoreport) 08.10.20

Healthcare centers in rural areas of Tajikistan are in disrepair, crumbled or unsuitable for receiving patients, and remain one of the acute problems. (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.


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?