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Political and economic dependence means that Nur-Sultan has been reluctant to condemn ongoing persecution.
Although youngsters are having sex, they are clueless about protecting themselves from unwanted pregnancies or disease.
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
24 Oct 13
Long-awaited legislation on state funding fails to address issues of concern.
11 Oct 13
Practice of forcing people to subscribe to newspapers they don’t want has to stop.
1 Oct 13
Legislation from 2010 has improved police action on domestic violence, but victims find it hard to claim a fair legal settlement afterwards.
25 Sep 13
Uninsured stallholders say they lost everything in devastating blaze.
12 Jul 13
NGOs say government decisions affecting young people must be designed hand in hand with them, not imposed on them.
8 Jul 13
Local government heads to be chosen by councils dominated by ruling party.
2 Jul 13
After demolishing political opposition, authorities turn on other critical voices.
17 Jun 13
Government backs down on controversial bill after pressure from women’s groups.
16 May 13
Economics count for more than rights, and western governments have little leverage anyway.
3 May 13
Concerns that hate speech laws are being used to silence anti-corruption campaigner and other government critics.
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