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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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Up to a quarter of the Tajik population are labour migrants, almost all men. Women back in Tajikistan are left to take care of their families. (Photo: Adil Nurmakov/Flickr)
30 Mar 17
Many men find new partners while working abroad, leaving families at home without support.
Chinara Esengul. (Photo courtesy of National Institute for Strategic Studies of the Kyrgyz Republic - nisi.kg)
Interview
28 Mar 17
Regional cooperation revolves around the Eurasia Economic Union.
President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambaev. (Photo: kremlin.ru)
24 Mar 17
Independent outlets fear pressure may fuel self-censorship.
Uzbekistan’s new president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Press Service of the Uzbek President)
Interview
15 Mar 17
Scope for change on foreign policy, but domestic reform may be mostly cosmetic.
A workshop with Georgian, Ossetian and Abkhaz activists and journalists in Istanbul. (Photo: IWPR Caucasus)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Platform helps activists and writers from conflict regions come together.
A Kazak bride and groom celebrate in Astana. (Photo: Neyran Elden/Flickr)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Men see taking extra and unofficial ‘wives’ as a sign of social prestige.
Convicts going for a walk at Kyrgyzstan's only women's prison at Stepnoe. (Photo: IWPR)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Experts say that jailing women has far-reaching societal repercussions.
Journalists working for Umma, Kyrgyzstan’s only Muslim affairs magazine. (Photo courtesy of UMMA magazine)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Women may wear hijab, but they refuse to be pigeonholed.
A veteran politician Omurbek Tekebaev was detained for two months in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: RFE/RL)
2 Mar 17
Authorities accused of a selective use of the law when dealing with opponents.
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.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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