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What’s Wrong with Women’s Crisis Centres in Kazakhstan?

Asel Sultan 12.02.20

According to NGO ‘Union of Crisis Centres of Kazakhstan’, about 400 women die from domestic violence in the country every year. Victims’ applications to the police are either ignored or investigated in a slipshod manner. However, according to activists, crisis centres in Kazakhstan operate inefficiently, while human rights international organisations declare the standards of services provided to victims do not comply with international quality standards and their insufficient number. (more…)

About It: Why Kazakhstan Still Does Not Have Sex Education at Schools?

Asel Sultan 27.01.20

In Kazakhstan, almost one third of young people aged 15 to 19 have sex. The indicator of adolescent pregnancy is 36 cases per one thousand girls, which is six times higher than the indicator in developed countries. (more…)

Every Tenth Kazakhstani Has No Access to Clean Water

cabar.asia 24.01.20

This was stated back in 2018 at the parliament hearings of Mazhilis. One year later, the situation did not change – about two million people still need quality drinking water. (more…)

Investigation: The background of the infamous ‘Bek Air’ airline

Ainur Koskina 22.01.20

The history of the Kazakhstan-based airline, whose aircraft’s crash caused 12 deaths, is full of contradictions. (more…)