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IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Rapes Classified as Grievous Crime in Kazakhstan

According to experts, the problem won’t be solved by toughened punishment only. It requires a complex approach.

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One Third of Kazakhstan Schools Have Outdoor Toilets Only

Until 2021, the akimats of cities and regions of Kazakhstan should totally eliminate outdoor school toilets and build them inside educational institutions. This decision was taken after a schoolgirl was raped in an outdoor toilet. 

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05.12.19
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“It’s Contrary to our Mindset.” Scandal over Exhibition Unfolds in Kyrgyzstan

In Bishkek, female activists decided to draw public attention to the issue of women’s rights violation using contemporary art. Other activists – supporters of the national culture and traditions – opposed it and called to close down the exhibition.

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Kazakhstan Evacuated 14 Kids from Iraq

Kazakhstani diplomats organised the humanitarian action by order of the country’s leadership and by requests of kids’ mothers and relatives.
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29.11.19
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Kazakhstan May Introduce Compulsory Insurance against Medical Errors

In Kazakhstan, the government allocates billions of dollars every year to the public health system, yet the quality of medical services leaves much to be desired.

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28.11.19
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Kyrgyzstan: “Re:Action” Against Corruption

According to experts, civil control over the activities of the authorities will strengthen; however, they don’t expect any real actions against Raimbek Matraimov, whose name appears in the investigation of the illegal withdrawal of millions of dollars from Kyrgyzstan. 
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Pensions in Central Asia: Struggling for Survival (infographics)

65.6 million people live in the four countries of Central Asia, including 7.8 million pensioners. In other words, every eighth resident of Central Asia is on pension. 

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25.11.19
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Kazakhstan Wants to Toughen Liability for Paedophilia

However, human rights activists think this is not enough and liability for domestic violence should be toughened as well. It all usually starts with physical aggression, which can one day turn into sexual abuse.

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“Go Against National Mentality.” Why Uzbek Artists Are Leaving Abroad?

The conservative regulating organisation, Uzbekkoncert, of Uzbekistan is being accused of the outflow of young talented people abroad in search of an independent scene.
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19.11.19
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PWDs in Kyrgyzstan: The Unlimited Pursuit of Happiness

Serious disease, disabilities can prevent one from arranging one’s personal life, yet they are not a critical factor in this matter. A few Kyrgyzstanis with health problems have proved it by having created good families.
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