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Only After Finishing School: Kazakhstan Introduced New Requirement for the Adoption of Children

Now, the potential adoptive parents must attend the school for adoptive parents. This measure is expected to reduce the number of children returning to orphanages and reduce social orphanhood in general. (more…)

Adoptions in Tajikistan: Everyone Wants to Adopt a Newborn Boy

CABAR.asia 18.08.20

In Tajikistan, there is a high demand for the adoption of newborn babies, boys mainly. (more…)

Kazakhstan: Only 39% of Criminal Cases on Violence Against Minors Result in Sentences

Zulfiya Raissova 03.08.20

The number of crimes against sexual integrity of minors is growing every year in Kazakhstan.

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Test: How to Get Alimony for a Child in Kyrgyzstan?

Inna Aksenova 07.07.20

There are nearly four thousand alimony non-payers with debts ranging from 260 to 20 thousand dollars in Kyrgyzstan. Take a test prepared by CABAR.asia and try to win justice and alimony payments from a second parent of your child. 
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Divorce and Alimony: What Do Women in Kyrgyzstan Struggle for in Courts?

Inna Aksenova 26.06.20

The most widespread lawsuits that women in Kyrgyzstan file are divorce and recovery of alimony payments. They make 85 per cent of all family cases at bar.
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Experts: Parents Should Be Very Careful During Lockdown

CABAR.asia 23.06.20

Forced self-isolation during the coronavirus fight is a challenge for both parents and children. Psychologists call on parents to show patience and develop a new tactics of relations with children in this period. (more…)

Making a Fortune. How to Make Profits from Corruption in Kazakhstan

Gulnaz Mustafa 05.02.20

“Is it possible to make a fortune fast?” I asked my interlocutor. I travelled 400 km to him to find out how he managed to succeed so fast – at the age of 45 – and to have everything: successful business, real property in elite districts of the capital, car fleet, a chain of stores, a recreation site at the lakeside. (more…)

One Third of Kazakhstan Schools Have Outdoor Toilets Only

CABAR.asia 05.12.19

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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Kazakhstan Wants to Toughen Liability for Paedophilia

Gulnaz Mustafa 21.11.19

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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Kyrgyzstan: How to Resolve Issues of Violence Against Children of Migrant Workers?

«Labor migration is often the only way out of a difficult financial situation. However, the factor of the absence of parents leads to many psychological and social problems of the child,» – Aigerim Arzymatova, a specialist of the Office of the Ombudsman, Kyrgyz Republic, a participant of the School of Analytics CABAR.asia, notes in her article written specifically for CABAR.asia.

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