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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Islamic University in Dushanbe, where women can wear Muslim headscarves. (Photo: Humairo Bakhtiyor)
1 May 15
The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say.
IWPR training event in Osh, April 2015. (Photo: IWPR)
30 Apr 15
Series of events designed to create common ground between journalists and human rights community.
30 Apr 15
Staff at leading newspaper fear the real motive behind a complex lawsuit is an ambition to exert political control.
22 Apr 15
Prosecuting Serik Ahmetov will help president show he’s serious about corruption, even though the problem is systemic.
Oinikhol Bobonazarova. (Photo: Galim Faskhutdinov)
Interview
17 Apr 15
In the midst of crisis, authorities seem to be prioritising unnecessary, bad laws.
10 Apr 15
Authorities try to weed out people who might pose security threats from others returning from Syria.
7 Apr 15
More and more women join exodus in search of work and leave their children behind.
30 Mar 15
It isn't so much the legislation as the way it is interpreted that favours offenders.
30 Mar 15
Suspects in cases of sexual violence against children can currently avoid trial if they reach an out-of-court settlement.
Media rights Tamara Kaleeva. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
25 Mar 15
Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content.

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