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  1. 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
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  2. 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
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  3. 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
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  4. 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
  5. 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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  6. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
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  9. 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
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  10. 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
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  11. 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
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  12. 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
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  14. The Impact of Crisis on Women in Central Asia

    The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 229
  15. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    UNIFEM is supporting local NGO activities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the 16 Day

    Monday, November 22, 2004 - 19:00
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  16. APPEAL: Kyrgyzstan Flash Appeal

    In the aftermath of the deadly violence that rocked Kyrgyzstan earlier this month, the United Nations Development Fun

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 20:00
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  17. STATEMENT: NGO Statement on Action Needed to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Women and Girls in Kyrgyzstan

    The recent outbreak of violence in Kyrgyzstan has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and resu

    Monday, July 12, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 434
  18. 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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  19. INTERVIEW: Contributing to Peace-Building in Kyrgyzstan

    GENEVA, March 7 (UNHCR) – In June last year, inter-ethnic clashes erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan.

    Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 19:00
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  20. STATEMENT: Opening Remarks By UN High Commissioner For Human Rights Navi Pillay At A Press Conference During Her Mission To Kyrgyzstan

    Good afternoon, and thank you for coming.

    Monday, July 16, 2012 - 20:00
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