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Kyrgyzstan: People Want President and Government to Be Put on Trial. What for?

Daniil Lyapichev 15.07.20

A TV journalist, Raushan Aitkulova, filed a petition to the General Prosecutor’s Office against the president of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Zheenbekov, and the government saying they were guilty of coronavirus deaths. (more…)

Some Residential Construction Projects May Fail Due to COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan

Dilbar Alimova 14.05.20

The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on the construction sphere of Kyrgyzstan. According to experts, construction companies are likely to delay already launched construction projects despite their promise to complete them beyond the due date. (more…)

Central Asia: Coronavirus Affects Changes in Food Prices

CABAR.asia 27.03.20

Despite the officials’ statements, there are problems with availability of certain items and price gouging in each of the countries of the region.
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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…)