“The space for independent activism, including youth activism, is narrowing down” in Kazakhstan, mentioned Sergey Marinin, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics. Why are the voices of active and civic-minded youth perceived so radically by the authorities?
“The administration said we were at ‘war’”. How health workers of Kazakhstan fight Covid-19 pandemic
Since Kazakhstan declared pandemic, over 46,000 health workers have been involved in the fight against coronavirus. As of September 23, 2020, 13,139 health workers had been infected with Covid-19, which is 22 per cent of their total number. 198 of them have died. (more…)
How did it happen that women became the main force of the protests in Belarus in 2020, whose courage is observed by the whole world, and what is the situation with women’s activism in Central Asia? (more…)
The pandemic has changed the teaching process in all countries in the world. Many students cannot continue studying at universities due to closed borders. Students from Central Asia who study in Russia have encountered this situation, too. (more…)
We have prepared a quiz with real and made-up cases of regular Kazakhstani women who have faced violence at home and in public places. (more…)
Experts: Including Animals to the Red Data Book in Kazakhstan Does Not Help Increasing Their Numbers
The fact that an animal is listed in the Red Data Book of Kazakhstan does not always positively affect its conservation, experts believe.
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…)
During the past 10 years, the population of Central Asia has been increasing by an average of one million people annually. Despite the low living standards and high mortality rate in some countries, experts predict the further growth of the region’s population.
The coronavirus pandemic cost all countries a lot. Kazakhstan spent almost $13 billion on countering COVID-19, but the mass infection was not prevented. There was a shortage of medicines and hospital beds. (more…)