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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.
(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.
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.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
A nationwide referendum is to take place in Kyrgyzstan on December 11. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko/IWPR)
12 Nov 16
The upcoming public vote is not proving universally popular.
The conference, co-organised by IWPR in late September, provided a platform for the exchange of opinions. (Photo: IWPR)
14 Oct 16
Event highlights ways to understand growing role of religion in largely secular state.

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