2019 becomes truly historic for Kyrgyzstan people. The government of the Republic ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which joined 8 years ago, in 2011. The main feature of the Convention concluded in its suggestion of social and human rights model of understanding of disability. It recognizes the person with disabilities as an equal member of society, does not isolate him, and encourages to self-realization.
September 19, 2019, Bishkek - Kyrgyzstan can now test lighting fixtures in terms of quality and energy efficiency. The Bishkek Center for Testing, Certification and Metrology under the Center for Standardization and Metrology of the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic received support in renovation of a room for a photometric laboratory for US $ 9,500 and received modern photometric laboratory equipment - goniophotometer system, spectroradiometer, photometric ball, calibration lamps and other auxiliary equipment for $ 119.912, with the support of the UNDP implemented, Trust Fund “Russian Federation - United Nations Development Program for Development” financed project.
“Do I have to be a man to be elected to the office?”- is the slogan of one of the posters that Ms. Avazkan Ormonova, acting local council deputy, a very strong advocate for gender quotas and UNDP mentor for women-candidates has designed together with other activists when lobbying the quota legislation for local parliament.
Lawyers, part of the "Bus of Solidarity", supported by the Ministry of Justice and United Nation Development Programme Project, give free legal consultation.
Youth with hearing impairments sing a song "Live" by Igor Matvienko in sign language

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6,2 million

Population

90 out of 188 countries

Gender Inequality Index

19,2 %

of Parliamentary seats held by women

0.664

Human Dev. Index

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