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  1. KYRGYZSTAN: Kyrgyzstan Officials Taking Cultural Right Turn

    Authorities at Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Culture want to ban a play that discusses domestic abuse and sexual violence

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 935
  2. KYRGYZSTAN:New Law in Kyrgyzstan Toughens Penalties for Bride Kidnapping

    “Women should be beaten every day,” says Kamilla,* repeating the grim words of her deceased sister's husb

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 850
  3. KYRGYZSTAN: Move To Toughen Kyrgyz Bride-Snatching Laws Gains Momentum

    In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years.

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 541
  4. KYRGYZSTAN: OSCE Centre Helps Kyrgyzstan Implement UN Resolution 1325

    A two-day OSCE training seminar for members of the Inter-Agency Working Group established by Kyrgyzstan to develop a

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 246
  5. KYRGYZSTAN: Rape Trial Spotlights Women's Plight

    Allegations that a member of Kyrgyzstan's KGB-successor agency organized the brutal rape of his wife have outraged wo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 214
  6. KYRGYZSTAN: Kyrgyz Migrant Women Brutally Assaulted in 'Patriotic' Videos

    The attacks follow the same scenario.

    Monday, June 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 088
  7. KYRGYZSTAN: Women's Leadership Advocates Win NDI Albright Grant

    To support greater engagement for women's leadership inside the expanding political terrain in Kyrgyzstan, the NDI &n

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 079
  8. CENTRAL ASIA: Kyrgyzstan: Sexual Violence Amidst Ethnic Conflict

    Kyrgyzstan: Sexual violence amidst ethnic conflict - such is the title of the new Report of the Association 'Human Ri

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 520
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  10. KYRGYZSTAN: Unsustainable situation for IDPs and returnees

    In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 327
  11. KYRGYZSTAN: Switzerland to support the access of conflict affected women to economic opportunities in Osh and Jalalabat cities

    The Swiss Cooperation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic is launching a new seven-month project involving the creation of

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 145
  12. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  13. KYRGYZSTAN: Tough Times for Kyrgyz Women's Groups

    The few women's crisis centres that exist in Kyrgyzstan are finding it hard to carry on as the international donor su

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 676
  14. CENTRAL ASIA: Central Asian Women – Peace Activists Deliver to the UN General Secretary Regional Appeal Devoted to SCR 1325 On Women, Peace and Security

    In the frame of his visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan to participate in Astana OSCE Summit, UN Secretary-General, M

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 640
  15. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon to Meet with Women from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 717
  16. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping Prevalent in Kyrgyzstan

    The custom of bride kidnapping, which began with rival clans stealing and forcing marriage on each others' women, has

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 634
  17. KYRGYZSTAN: UNDP Supported a Seminaron Strengthening the Role of Women in Consolidation of Interethnic Relations

    On October 27, 2010 Osh Province State Administration hosted a province level seminar on “Strengthening the rol

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 496
  18. KYRGYZSTAN: First Woman President Makes a Mark

    When Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva was selected to be President of Kyrgyzstan, she became the first woman head of state in

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 337
  19. KYRGYZSTAN: Election Brings New Democracy to Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyz voters cast their ballots yesterday to create the first parliamentary democracy in Central Asia in an election

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 322
  20. KYRGYZSTAN: Women Gaining Power in Kyrgyzstan

    More women could emerge as powerful political figures in Kyrgyzstan as the country prepares for weekend elections, a

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 304
  21. KYRGYZSTAN: Women of Kyrgyzstan are for Peace!

    UNDP Peace and Development Program jointly with “Women-Leaders of Jalalabat” Association successfully con

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 253
  22. KYRGYZSTAN: Kyrgyzstan Prepares to Hold Parliamentary Elections After Turbulent Events

    As the official campaign season kicked off for national Kyrgyz elections on September 10, 29 parties were officially

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 088
  23. KYRGYZSTAN: Women Step up to Bring Security to Teetering Kyrgyzstan

    Often called the Switzerland of Central Asia, mountainous and ethnically diverse Kyrgyzstan was once touted as a succ

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 034
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  25. "Where is the Justice?" Interethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan and its Aftermath

    This 91-page report states that some government forces acted, knowingly or unwittingly, to facilitate attacks on ethn

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 795
  26. KYRGYZSTAN: Widening Women's Political Representation in Kyrgyzstan

    When Jogorku Kenesh, the Kyrgyz parliament, convened in 2005, it had no female members.

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 820
  27. KYRGYZSTAN: Look to Women to End Conflict in Kyrgyzstan

    "Even now, I can't find the words to explain the kinds of horrors that are happening,” wrote Nurjan Tulega

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 483
  28. KYRGYZSTAN: Otunbayeva Sworn in as Kyrgyz Leader in Historic First

    Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as president of the troubled republic of Kyrgyzstan.

    Saturday, July 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 454
  29. The Conflict in Kyrgyzstan - Complex and Gendered

    In early June 2010, news began to emerge from southern Kyrgyzstan of an eruption of brutality and violence against et

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 638
  30. Kyrgyzstan: New Evidence Emerges on Brutality of Attacks

    (New York) - Newly uncovered evidence of vicious attacks during the massive violence in Kyrgyzstan on June 10 to 14,

    Friday, June 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 777
  31. KYRGYZSTAN: Leading Women's Representation in Parliament in Central Asia

    Anara Nyazova is proud of the changes that her job has introduced in the country.

    Monday, June 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 358
  32. KYRGYZSTAN: U.N. Says 400,000 Uprooted in Kyrgyzstan

    Some 400,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the United Nations announced Thurs

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 272
  33. KYRGYZSTAN: Victims Recount Horrors of Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

    Lying on his hospital bed in Andijan, in eastern Uzbekistan, 65-year-old Khikmatullo Urunbayev, an ethnic Uzbek grand

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 281
  34. International Investigation Needed into Kyrgyzstan Violence

    Amnesty International has called for an impartial international investigation into the violent events of the past wee

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 774
  35. CENTRAL ASIA: Refugees Pour into Camps in Uzbekistan, Escaping Kyrgyz Clashes

    Navruza, 14, seems calm but her eyes are full of sorrow.

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 267
  36. KYRGYZSTAN/UZBEKISTAN: Uzbekistan Seeks Foreign Aid to Cope with Kyrgyzstan Refugees

    Uzbekistan on Monday issued a plea for international aid to cope with tens of thousands of refugees from Kyrgyzstan,

    Monday, June 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 246
  37. KYRGYZSTAN: No Future Without Women's Support–Official Says

    “Kyrgyzstan would not have prosperity without women's support, Omurbek Tekebayev, deputy head of the interim go

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 217
  38. KYRGYZSTAN: National Conference on "Women's Political Participation in the Constitutional Reform and Parliamentary Elections" Held in Bishkek

    The Alliance of Women's Legislative Initiatives organized in Bishkek a National Conference on "Women's Political

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 219
  39. KYRGYZSTAN: President of the Kyrgyz Republic for the Transition Period Signed Up to Say No – UNiTE Campaign

    Roza Otunbaeva, President of the Kyrgyz Republic for the Transition Period signed up for the UN Secretary General's C

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 220
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  41. The Impact of Crisis on Women in Central Asia

    The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 229
  42. United Nations in the Kyrgyz Republic: Translating Commitments on Gender Equality into Actions

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 571
  43. National Action Plan for Gender Equality in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2002-2006

    The National Action Plan specifies strategic directions of implementation of gender policy of the Kyrgyz Republic for

    Saturday, March 2, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 570
  44. Country / Region profile of: Kyrgyzstan

    Since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, political instability and ethnic tensions have resulted in two popu

    Country/Region Profile569
  45. National/Regional Action Plans725
  46. Forum of Women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan

    Civil Society Organisations67 069
  47. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day

    Monday, November 22, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 178
  48. APPEAL: Kyrgyzstan Flash Appeal

    In the aftermath of the deadly violence that rocked Kyrgyzstan earlier this month, the United Nations Development Fun

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 407
  49. Initiatives72 409
  50. STATEMENT: NGO Statement on Action Needed to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Women and Girls in Kyrgyzstan

    The recent outbreak of violence in Kyrgyzstan has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and resu

    Monday, July 12, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 434