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Global Voices

24 Apr 20
Those in the front line of the fight against coronavirus say that they are not being properly protected.
Nazik Akparova, the youngest deputy of the village council of Saruu in the Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan with her son and husband. (Photo courtesy of N. Akparova)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
New law aims to increase female participation in municipal affairs.
A punch bag as the symbol of domestic violence was removed from the exhibition. The committee found it provocative. (Photo courtesy of the Feminnale organisers)
9 Dec 19
Show highlighting women’s rights censored for offending local sensitivities.
Penal colony #27 in Moldovanovka village, not far from Bishkek. (Photo: Bolot Isaev/IWPR)
4 Nov 19
Experts call for comprehensive approach to deradicalising prisoners.
A member of audience going through the report. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
Project Highlight
2 Oct 19
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
Bishkek-based expert Asel Murzakulova, has studied the issues along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border for several years. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
Interview
19 Sep 19
Tensions will continue until the leaders of both countries find political will to resolve the issue.
18 Sep 19
With no legal provision for self-defence as a mitigating factor, women who kill their relatives are almost always found guilty.
Almazbek Atambaev in Koi Tash. (Photo: AKIpress)
11 Aug 19
Experts say arrest only marks a temporary truce in an ongoing power struggle.
A madrasa in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: muftiyat.kg)
23 Jul 19
Draft regulations aims to increase oversight and introduce practical skills into curricula.
Day-to-day civility conceals underlying mistrust between ethnic communities in southern Kyrgyzstan. Here, the central market in Osh, June 2011. (Photo: Pavel Gromsky)
Interview
13 Jun 19
Language and education could be key to improving relations.

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