How one female entrepreneur defied conflict and insecurity.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
Bold initiative challenges conservative prejudices.
Vocational training programmes prove highly successful in eastern province.
Efforts to achieve equality at provincial level still falling far short.
Drive to promote Kyrgyz language could leave minorities out in the cold.
Successful news editor and presenter overcame disability, prejudice and low expectations.
UN report found that 100,000 Iraqis have fled their homes since 2005 due to water shortages.