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Cross-sector cooperation for transformative change in gender equality in STEM in Europe and Central Asia

Istanbul, September 13, 2021 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Europe and Central Asia region will host a virtual conference STEM4ALL: Accelerating gender equality on September…  


Spotlight Initiative

The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) are implementing a three-year country program as part of the global Spotlight Initiative  


Bus of Solidarity reaches 117 villages and 72 towns of Kyrgyzstan, providing free legal aid

On 26-27 August, a final conference on the implementation of the renewed concept of Bus of Solidarity has been held.  


COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in at least 27 million cases and over 900,000 deaths worldwide. From decision- makers and doctors, to entrepreneurs and care providers, women have been at the…  


Digital Transformation and Gender Equality

UNDP discussed one of the major development challenges in Kyrgyzstan. Today Dibya Singh, UNDP gender consultant shared her knowledge about gender equality and digitalization.  


Elected Women Deputies of Local Councils Honored in Innovative Event

Elected Women Deputies of Local Councils Honored in Innovative Event  


Number of women in Kyrgyz local councils is increasing

The results of women's participation in local council elections and increased representation of women deputies in local keneshes throughout Kyrgyzstan were championed at the roundtable in Bishkek…  


"The pandemic has made us stronger and smarter," says 26-year-old pizza shop founder from Talas.

Women and girls make up half of the world's population and therefore half its potential. However, gender inequality persists globally, especially in Central Asia, resulting in stagnant social…  


Bishkek hosted an exchange of experience on the role of law enforcement in combating gender-based violence

The event was organized in the framework of the joint EU-UN "Spotlight Initiative" online and offline initiative.  


Embracing Equality in a Digital Era in Central Asia

Today, on the International day of Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), prominent women from five Central Asian countries gather to discuss the link between disparities and gender…  

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