Women's rights in Kyrgyzstan: On the progression of women's rights from the 1960's until today

Date and time: 15 Dec, 12:00 - 13:00

Central Asia Solidarity Groups and the Swedish Development Forum are pleased to invite you to a lunch seminar on December 15 at 12-13.00 CET. Register to attend here! Kyrgyzstan may be considered a hybrid regime, but when it comes to upholding human rights the country is seen as one of the most progressive ones in […]

November 29, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars

Stolen, Enslaved and now my Wife

Kyrgyzstan has been accused by the United Nations of failing to protect victims and adequately prosecute perpetrators of bride-kidnapping. Photo: Gazvbubu Babayarova.

Of: Iryna Sharypina and Tessa Stockburger

In Kyrgyzstan, a girl is kidnapped every 40 minutes and forced into a marriage with her kidnapper. Now as #MeToo has spread around the globe, Kyrgyz women and girls are speaking out to end this practice.

April 10, 2019, Article, English, Magazine