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Kyrgyzstan: Bridging the Gap Between Government and People

Newly created public watchdog bodies help make government institutions transparent and oriented at people.  


Back to Peace through Rebuilding Trust: Women and Youth in Batken

Women and youth in the remote southern villages of Iskra and Andarak in Kyrgyzstan are organized into the initiative self-help groups since September 2012 as part of local community peace building…  



Initiative and effective work with local self-government bodies helped residents of Chorgochu village to get power lines, repair roads and even more...

Recently residents of a remote small village of Chorgochu in Jalal-Abad province installed a new power line and a transformer in their village. Electric light, without which many cannot imagine their…  


Learning to fight early marriages in Kyrgyzstan

Cooking and sewing workshops, computer classes at schools help to empower school girls and prevent early marriages.  


I am the lawyer: the study, which lasts the whole life

During the training we had more detailed study of human rights standards. It was quite important for me to become acquainted with the human rights protection instruments existing at the international…  



In Kyrgyzstan, farmers organize to overcome poverty

Farmers in the largest pasture valleys in Kyrgyzstan organize into traditional groups, jamaats, to better manage lands and resources.  



Aziza’s small business: dreams come true…

570 young people of Osh and Jalal-Abad provinces were trained 12 Vocational Schools on the most demanded professions during April-July 2011. They were unemployed youth from poor families aged 16-28,…  

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