More women could emerge as powerful political figures in Kyrgyzstan as the country prepares for weekend elections, a
On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations Development fund for Woman (UNIFEM) organized a press conferenc
Over 60 individuals have arrived in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to participate in a conference on women's empowerment
UNDP Peace and Development Program jointly with “Women-Leaders of Jalalabat” Association successfully con
Armenian and Azerbaijani women from both sides of the longstanding Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between the Caucusus nat
Ashgabat, 13 September 2010 – More than 160 officials from Turkmen governmental institutions and public associa
Equal gender rights have always been a guaranteed indicator for the social development of a country.
As the official campaign season kicked off for national Kyrgyz elections on September 10, 29 parties were officially
Often called the Switzerland of Central Asia, mountainous and ethnically diverse Kyrgyzstan was once touted as a succ
This 91-page report states that some government forces acted, knowingly or unwittingly, to facilitate attacks on ethn
When Jogorku Kenesh, the Kyrgyz parliament, convened in 2005, it had no female members.
The preparation of Turkmenistan's periodic report under the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
Former Deputy Health Minister Faizullah Kakar recently completed a study (published in Dari) indicating that rising n
"Even now, I can't find the words to explain the kinds of horrors that are happening,” wrote Nurjan Tulega
Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as president of the troubled republic of Kyrgyzstan.
In early June 2010, news began to emerge from southern Kyrgyzstan of an eruption of brutality and violence against et
(New York) - Newly uncovered evidence of vicious attacks during the massive violence in Kyrgyzstan on June 10 to 14,
Anara Nyazova is proud of the changes that her job has introduced in the country.
Some 400,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the United Nations announced Thurs
Lying on his hospital bed in Andijan, in eastern Uzbekistan, 65-year-old Khikmatullo Urunbayev, an ethnic Uzbek grand
Amnesty International has called for an impartial international investigation into the violent events of the past wee
Navruza, 14, seems calm but her eyes are full of sorrow.
Uzbekistan on Monday issued a plea for international aid to cope with tens of thousands of refugees from Kyrgyzstan,
“Kyrgyzstan would not have prosperity without women's support, Omurbek Tekebayev, deputy head of the interim go
The Alliance of Women's Legislative Initiatives organized in Bishkek a National Conference on "Women's Political
Roza Otunbaeva, President of the Kyrgyz Republic for the Transition Period signed up for the UN Secretary General's C
“Mechanisms of implementation of gender policy: reality and perspectives” conference will open today in D
This past March, Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media, hosted a round table discussion in co
The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in
The National Action Plan specifies strategic directions of implementation of gender policy of the Kyrgyz Republic for
The Regional Gender Community of Practice (CoP) includes UNDP CO gender focal points, gender advisors and analysts, g
The International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) is a membership based, non-governmental organization and has been esta
UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day
In the aftermath of the deadly violence that rocked Kyrgyzstan earlier this month, the United Nations Development Fun
Statement by Dr.
The recent outbreak of violence in Kyrgyzstan has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and resu
AMBASSADOR ZHARBUSSYNOVA: Ladies and gentlemen, today I am truly honored to welcome the Secretary of State Madam Hill
Sevara Karamatullakhodjaeva has witnessed many changes in Uzbekistan during her 81 years, she tells her granddaughter
The following video of an interview with Tolekan Ismailova (Kyrgyzstan), Director of the Citizens Against Corruption,
Astana will host the first Congress of Women of Kazakhstan on March 5, Labor and Social Security Minister Gulshara Ab
A February 15-16 conference in Bishkek is considering the role women can play in restoring ethnic harmony.
The President has taken part in the first congress of Kazakhstan's women, which was held in the city of Astana.
GENEVA, March 7 (UNHCR) – In June last year, inter-ethnic clashes erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan.