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Against my will: Defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality.

Every day, tens of thousands of girls have their health, rights and futures stolen. Some are subjected to female genital mutilation. Some are forced into “marriages” as children, and still others…  


The UNDP in Kyrgyzstan warmly welcomes the establishment of the Gender Council under Jogorku Kenesh

The UNDP in Kyrgyzstan warmly welcomes the establishment of the Gender Council under Jogorku Kenesh.  


Forum of Women MPs champions gender-sensitive response to COVID-19

This blog post is prepared by Bermet Ubaidillaeva, Gender Programme Specialist of UNDP Kyrgyzstan.  


IT solutions developed by young people will help end domestic violence against women and children

3 projects announced as winners of the first online hackathon in Kyrgyzstan, organized by UNDP and UNICEF  


COVID-19 measures must factor in specific needs of women, say UN experts

Governments must ensure women from diverse groups and backgrounds are included in decisions at the local, national and international level in handling the COVID-19 pandemic.  


UN in Kyrgyzstan condemns the violence against women on International Women's Day

We call on authorities to thoroughly investigate the incident and bring all the attackers and those who stand behind them to justice.  


7 simple tips to reinforce gender equality

In this article, we discuss some points of strengthening gender equality not falling into the trap of marketing mechanisms that reinforce stereotypes.  


Kyrgyzstan ranks on 122nd place out of 189 on human development

Kyrgyzstan took 122nd place out of 189 countries in terms of human development according to the "Human Development Report - 2019".  


A Campaign Against Gender-based Violence Has Been Held in Kyrgyzstan

From November 25 to December 10, a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence took place in Kyrgyzstan. UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic joined the campaign and presented several information products…  


12 Stories of Successful Women-Entrepreneurs in Kyrgyzstan

Women are usually associated with being tender and lacking strength in Asian culture. But there is strength and perseverance in each woman that we will talk about today. Banur Abdiyeva moved to a…  

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