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In Tajikistan, there is a high demand for the adoption of newborn babies, boys mainly. (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.
In 2019 and early 2020, about 90 petitions from Central Asian countries were published on the popular platform Change.org. (more…)
What has the coronavirus pandemic revealed about regional cooperation in Central Asia? Will the format of the consultative meetings continue? Will there be regional responses to the pandemic and economic crisis?
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Many men left without work due to the coronavirus in Tajikistan are forced to stand for hours waiting for employers at ‘mardikorbazars’.
On June 10, the Majlisi Namoyandagon of the Majlisi Oli (the Lower Chamber of the Tajik Parliament), approved amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses and the Criminal Code. They toughen the punishment for intentional dissemination of false information in the media and online amid the appearance and spread of dangerous diseases. Civil society and journalists oppose the adoption of these amendments and address the country’s President Emomali Rahmon urging him to reject the bill. We answer questions on why these amendments should not be adopted. (more…)
Dozens of clubs or cinema theaters in rural areas in Southern Tajikistan, where people used to watch movies and concerts after finishing work on the farms, fell into disrepair after the Soviet Union collapse. Many of them were remodeled; others were almost destroyed. However, the authorities promise that the clubs will resume their work soon.
How much the average monthly wage in Central Asia had changed against the US dollar over the past decade?
The world has yet to assess the damage from the economic crisis that erupted during the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, its destructive consequences appear already, and the tourism industry was the first to experience them. This podcast episode reveals how tourism in Tajikistan was affected and whether the damage to this sector of the country’s economy can be reduced. (more…)