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A Kyrgyz woman in traditional wedding dress. (Photo: Katie Putz/Flickr)
21 Feb 17
Women left to raise children on their own with no support from their ex-husbands.
Tajik media landscape is losing its diversity due to financial difficulties, political pressure and brain drain. (Photo: Radio Ozodi, RFE/RL Tajik Service)
3 Feb 17
A combination of state pressure and lack of jobs is weakening the country's journalism sector.
(Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
27 Jan 17
Experts say that religious experts must be co-opted into rehabilitation schemes.
Photo: Kyrgyz police uniform caps. (Photo: Tabyldy Kadyrbekov, Sputnik.kg news agency)
27 Jan 17
Teenagers are left traumatised, with little recourse to official complaint.
President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev. (Photo: president.kg)
20 Jan 17
Intelligence services prepare dossier of people criticising country’s leader online.
Ryskulbekov hosts a wedding in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Mariya Zozulya)
5 Jan 17
The toastmaster business is booming, but some fear celebratory excesses have gone too far.
Kyrgyz investigative reporters, winners of IWPR competition in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Dec 16
Award-winners have published a range of groundbreaking stories.
Agroinvestbonk clients queue to withdraw cash outside the bank's Dushanbe headquarters. (Photo: Jamila Majidova/IWPR)
14 Dec 16
Officials blame falling remittances but have failed to implement serious reforms.
Altynbek Shaidullaev, imam of one of the mosques in Bishkek. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
9 Dec 16
State is focusing on new ways of dealing with the threat of radicalisation.
IWPR contributor, Birgit Brauer. (Photo courtesy of B. Brauer)
Comment
7 Dec 16
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.

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