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  2. 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
  3. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  4. UZBEKISTAN: UNFPA report links peace, security and development to women's rights

    Global Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) "State of the World Population 2010" was launch

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 842
  5. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
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  7. UZBEKISTAN: Uzbekistan Needs Action, not Words on Human Rights: Clinton

    Uzbekistan should "translate words into practice" to improve its human rights situation, US Secretary of St

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 727
  8. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Chief in Central Asia to Encourage Peace, Stability

    UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 723
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. TAJIKISTAN: Domestic Violence Bill Stalled in Tajikistan

    Women's rights activists in Tajikistan are exasperated at the failure to pass a law on domestic violence after many y

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 388
  15. ARMENIA/AZERBAIJAN: Azerbaijani and Armenian Women' Organizations Should be Involved in Karabakh Conflict Resolution

    The Azerbaijani and Armenian women' organizations should be involved in resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 371
  16. UZBEKISTAN: Uzbek Human Rights Leader Undeterred by Worsening Conditions

    Despite increasing pressure from Uzbek authorities on independent journalists and human rights advocates, Vasila Inoy

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 341
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. ARMENIA/AZERBAIJAN: UNIFEM Discuss Female Role in Karabakh Resolution

    On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations Development fund for Woman (UNIFEM) organized a press conferenc

    Monday, September 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 236
  21. TAJIKISTAN: TAJIKISTAN Hosts Female Empowerment Conference

    Over 60 individuals have arrived in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to participate in a conference on women's empowerment

    Monday, September 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 240
  22. 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
  23. ARMENIA/AZERBAIJAN: Armenian and Azerbaijani Women to Hold Press Conference in Tbilisi on International Day of Peace

    Armenian and Azerbaijani women from both sides of the longstanding Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between the Caucusus nat

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 160
  24. TURKMENISTAN: EU/UNDP/OHCHR Project Enhances Knowledge of Local Officials About UN Human Rights System

    Ashgabat, 13 September 2010 – More than 160 officials from Turkmen governmental institutions and public associa

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 096
  25. KAZAKHSTAN: Women's Rights in Kazakhstan

    Equal gender rights have always been a guaranteed indicator for the social development of a country.

    Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 078
  26. 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
  27. 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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  29. "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
  30. 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
  31. TURKMENISTAN: Turkmenistan Builds up Efforts to Report on Women's Rights

    The preparation of Turkmenistan's periodic report under the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 800
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Attempted Suicide by Women, Girls on the Rise?

    Former Deputy Health Minister Faizullah Kakar recently completed a study (published in Dari) indicating that rising n

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 767
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. TAJIKISTAN: Effective Mechanisms for Implementation of Gender Policy in Tajikistan to Be Discussed in Dushanbe

    “Mechanisms of implementation of gender policy: reality and perspectives” conference will open today in D

    Thursday, June 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 294
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women and the Media – Is Their Story Being Told?

    This past March, Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media, hosted a round table discussion in co

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 142
  48. Lebanon - Country Summary

    2009 was a year of lost opportunities for Lebanon.

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 778