Taiwan's former vice president on Friday will talk about the crucial role of women in maintaining world peace and the
Despite legislation designed to secure gender equality, women rarely make it beyond deputy positions in the Tajik gov
To support greater engagement for women's leadership inside the expanding political terrain in Kyrgyzstan, the NDI &n
Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t
Since 2008, the government has not met a legal obligation to issue an annual report on gender equality, MP Damira Niy
Second Secretary at the Kazakh Mission to UN Askar Zhumabayev emphasized that Kazakhstan, at the national level, was
Women's progress is essential to Central Asia's prosperity, top U.S.
Uzbek authorities recently held a roundtable to discuss increasing the participation of women in political life, the
Kazakhstan's authorities will formulate a five-year plan paving the way for women to be given a broader role in the n
If you believe Central Asian women are reluctant to take part in politics, then think twice.
Another woman has joined the presidential race in Kazakhstan, becoming the third female candidate to stand against th
2011 is going to be the year of women for the world's largest and most powerful international Muslim body.
Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob
UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of
On October 27, 2010 Osh Province State Administration hosted a province level seminar on “Strengthening the rol
When Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva was selected to be President of Kyrgyzstan, she became the first woman head of state in
More women could emerge as powerful political figures in Kyrgyzstan as the country prepares for weekend elections, a
Over 60 individuals have arrived in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to participate in a conference on women's empowerment
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
When Jogorku Kenesh, the Kyrgyz parliament, convened in 2005, it had no female members.
Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as president of the troubled republic of Kyrgyzstan.
Anara Nyazova is proud of the changes that her job has introduced in the country.
“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
“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 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
Statement by Dr.
The following video of an interview with Tolekan Ismailova (Kyrgyzstan), Director of the Citizens Against Corruption,
The President has taken part in the first congress of Kazakhstan's women, which was held in the city of Astana.
Building the capacity of national police personnel to protect women's rights is the focus of a three-day OSCE-support