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  1. TAJIKISTAN: Partners in Law: Legal Help Leads to Brighter Futures for Tajikistan's Rural Women

    The 58-year old mother of five and wife of an ill husband, Maksad worked on cooperative farms for much of her life.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 423
  2. TAJIKISTAN: Postwar Tajik Fatwa Helped Women Start New Lives

    It was the onset of winter, still in the early stages of a bloody civil war, and Aziza Saidova couldn't imagine thing

    Tuesday, June 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 195
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Will Afghan Women's Rights Be Sacrificed For Talks With the Taliban?

    Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t

    Monday, March 12, 2012
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  5. KAZAKHSTAN: Ban Discusses Security with Central Asian Leaders, Stresses Vital Role of Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today discussed security in Central Asia with regional leaders following recent unrest,

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 474
  6. UZBEKISTAN: Uzbek Roundtable Discusses Women's Role in Domestic Politics

    Uzbek authorities recently held a roundtable to discuss increasing the participation of women in political life, the

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 579
  7. GEORGIA: Domestic Violence Research Reveals Big Problem in Georgia

    Gender based violence is among the most important social problems in Georgia.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 412
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  9. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Seeks Increased Role for Women in Politics

    Kazakhstan's authorities will formulate a five-year plan paving the way for women to be given a broader role in the n

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 390
  10. KAZAKHSTAN: A Female President For Kazakhstan?

    If you believe Central Asian women are reluctant to take part in politics, then think twice.

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 321
  11. KAZAKHSTAN: Three Female Candidates to run for Kazakh Presidency

    Another woman has joined the presidential race in Kazakhstan, becoming the third female candidate to stand against th

    Friday, February 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 267
  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. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. "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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Lebanon - Country Summary

    2009 was a year of lost opportunities for Lebanon.

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 778
  28. United Nations in the Kyrgyz Republic: Translating Commitments on Gender Equality into Actions

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 571
  29. Regional Gender Community of Practice Workshop

    The Regional Gender Community of Practice (CoP) includes UNDP CO gender focal points, gender advisors and analysts, g

    Sunday, June 27, 2010 - 20:00 to Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 773
  30. VIDEO: Interview with Tolekan Isamilova, Director of the Citizens Against Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

    The following video of an interview with Tolekan Ismailova (Kyrgyzstan), Director of the Citizens Against Corruption,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 19:00
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  31. MEETING: Astana Will Host First Congress of Kazakh Women

    Astana will host the first Congress of Women of Kazakhstan on March 5, Labor and Social Security Minister Gulshara Ab

    Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 007
  32. WORKSHOP: Women's Rights, Police Capacity Building Focus of OSCE Workshop in Uzbekistan

    Building the capacity of national police personnel to protect women's rights is the focus of a three-day OSCE-support

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 081
  33. WORKSHOP: Uzbek Police Learn to Uphold Int'l Laws Governing Women's Rights

    Uzbek police officers on Wednesday attended a seminar on ensuring women's rights are protected.

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 094