From household tasks to labour rights, the pandemic has aggravated endemic gender inequality.
Authorities will have to overcome anti-vaccine sentiment to implement digitised schemes.
President’s party wins again as pressure grows on independent observers and opposition forces.
Upheaval in Kyrgyzstan and Belarus not expected to affect the outcome of January 10 polls.
Although the media is protected by law, beatings and illegal detentions are common.
Activists call for government to take further action during crisis period.
Political and economic dependence means that Nur-Sultan has been reluctant to condemn ongoing persecution.
Although youngsters are having sex, they are clueless about protecting themselves from unwanted pregnancies or disease.
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.