Despite the fact that Kyrgyzstan is considered the most liberal country in the region, women’s rights activists find it hard to struggle for women’s right.
CABAR.asia has prepared information about who, when and what for created this special women’s day.
“Although the country’s legislation does not provide for discrimination, a de facto large number of cases of gender-based violence indicate the systemic failure of at least the judicial system,” said Gulzada Rysbekova, an independent researcher in the field of international relations, in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)
According to experts, provocateurs and the police were together during the dispersion of the March 8 peace walk in Bishkek. No one has claimed responsibility for the things that happened and the response of the authorities is unclear.