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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
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  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
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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
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  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. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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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