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President of Kyrgyzstan signs off a bill on gender quota in local parliaments

“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…  


DREAM BIG!

“I now understand that every woman can achieve everything, and she should protect and advocate her rights. The most important thing is to dream big without fear regardless of gender. Working together…  


Five reasons why paternity leave needs to get more attention

I still remember the first night we came home from the hospital with our first child in 2015. In a few days, the house transformed into a latrine, strewn with diapers, gauze, clothes and food;  


For every girl in Kyrgyzstan or how religious leaders are contributing to eradication of early marriages

In 2018, UNDP launched a project to prevent early marriages, one component of which aims to involve religious leaders – women and men, in informational campaigns across the country, especially for…  


Sustaining Progress in Transition Countries

An op-ed of Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS / UN Assistant Secretary-General on Project Syndicate covers issues of how 3 crucial bottlenecks to reach…  


5 tips from UNDP intern to stand out in an interview and join UN agency

I managed to get acquainted with the UN Assistant Secretary-General Cihan Sultanoglu, with Indian film star Dia Mirza and I am sure if Leonardo DiCaprio were at the forum, I would also have met him…  


5 tips from UNDP intern to stand out and join UN agency

I managed to get acquainted with the UN Assistant Secretary-General Cihan Sultanoglu, with Indian film star Dia Mirza and I am sure if Leonardo DiCaprio were at the forum, I would also have met him…  


5 tips from UNDP intern to stand out and join UN agency

I managed to get acquainted with the UN Assistant Secretary-General Cihan Sultanoglu, with Indian film star Dia Mirza and I am sure if Leonardo DiCaprio were at the forum, I would also have met him…  


Warriors of invisible war

“I have never thought sexual violence would be such a challenging case to defend”-, says Aijan Orozakunova, one of the best lawyers that someone would know in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.  


Back to the roots or the power of Kyrgyz women

During the recent Rule of Law Forum, launched by the UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic, I have met an incredible speaker. I noticed her immediately from the crowd, young woman with a short hair, dressed up…  

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