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Valentina Kasymbekova
17 Nov 05
The law promises equality for Tajik women, but many of those who pursue a career in politics are invariably disappointed.
Valentina Kasymbekova
20 Oct 05
Though most agree they do good work, women-led NGOs are vulnerable to accusations of being too close to the government.
Valentina Kasymbekova
25 Aug 05
Women theoretically have the right to run their own farms, but they are still marginalised from real power on the land.
Valentina Kasymbekova
12 Aug 05
During the 1991-97 civil war, thousands of women and children fled to Afghanistan to live as refugees. But despite their suffering, many women have now found professional success.
Valentina Kasymbekova
21 Feb 05
Non-government media subjected to closures and threats in run-up to 2005 elections.
Valentina Kasymbekova
21 Feb 05
Legacy of the civil war rears its head as former refugees come back and win back homes, evicting the people living there.
Valentina Kasymbekova
21 Feb 05
Life below the poverty line means a diagnosis of tuberculosis is a death sentence for many Tajiks.

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