Multimedia / Uzbekistan
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…)
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.
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…)
What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?
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…)
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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