From stay-at-home mother to fearless reporter.
Numbers of female entrepreneurs are growing, despite still facing challenges.
Defying bombs and prejudice alike to run a hospital.
Officials say merging 900-plus local administrations into 14 makes sense, but the plan is meeting resistance.
Despite moves towards inclusive education, public attitudes are slow to change.
Claims that Armenians were target of ethnic attack are disputed by eyewitnesses.
Kyrgyzstan's growing ties with Moscow give it added clout in region but could prove a liability.