“Women should be beaten every day,” says Kamilla,* repeating the grim words of her deceased sister's husb
In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years.
In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.
The Swiss Cooperation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic is launching a new seven-month project involving the creation of
In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.
The custom of bride kidnapping, which began with rival clans stealing and forcing marriage on each others' women, has
On October 27, 2010 Osh Province State Administration hosted a province level seminar on “Strengthening the rol
"Even now, I can't find the words to explain the kinds of horrors that are happening,” wrote Nurjan Tulega
In early June 2010, news began to emerge from southern Kyrgyzstan of an eruption of brutality and violence against et
Some 400,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the United Nations announced Thurs
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,
The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in
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
The recent outbreak of violence in Kyrgyzstan has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and resu
The following video of an interview with Tolekan Ismailova (Kyrgyzstan), Director of the Citizens Against Corruption,
GENEVA, March 7 (UNHCR) – In June last year, inter-ethnic clashes erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan.
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