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The United Nations encourages Kyrgyzstan to foster public debate on gender equality and women’s human rights, free of intolerance and hatred

The United Nations in the Kyrgyz Republic takes note of current debates on gender equality in the country, coinciding with the worldwide 16-days campaign calling for the elimination of all forms of…  


UNDP Convenes Stakeholders to Accelerate Efforts Addressing Air Pollution in Kyrgyzstan

On November 25, issues related to improving air quality in the cities of the Kyrgyz Republic were discussed at the round table with the participation of the representatives of the Kyrgyz Parliament,…  


Stories from The Shelter: Getting Stronger Than HIV

Under the Global Fund grant, the UNDP funds a shelter in Bishkek for people living with HIV. It can welcome up to ten residents at a time, and offers free housing, food and different types of…  


Communities Play a Key Role in the Fight Against HIV

There are 9516 people registered with HIV in the Kyrgyz Republic, according to the information given at a press lunch for World AIDS Day in Bishkek on 28 November, with the participation of the…  


"My Name is Chynara and I am a Survivor of Domestic Violence. I Overcame My Fears and Found the Help".

"My name is Chynara. I am a mother of two children and I am a survivor of domestic violence. However, I searched for help, overcame my internal fears and found it." As part of the #GenerationEquality…  


Kyrgyzstan Celebrated World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On November 20, 2019, Bishkek hosted the World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. For the fifth year in a row, the Kurak Women’s Forum joined the WED (Women Entrepreneurship Day) global initiative to hold…  


“Ex-Children”: Parental Maintenance Obligations

On November 6, 2019, a conference on parental maintenance obligations was held, where parents and the authorities discussed why, on the one hand, parents fail to fulfill their duties and, on the other…  


"A Generation of Equality Stands Against Rape." 16-Day Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence Launches in Kyrgyzstan

In three days, a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence towards girls and women starts in Kyrgyzstan. This year's campaign is focused on rape at the global level. The UN Development Program in…  


Every Fourth Female is a Victim of Physical or Sexual Violence

On November 19-20, 2019, UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic and in Korea organized a training “Strategies for Internal Affairs Personnel Training to Support Victims of Gender-Based Violence" in Bishkek.  


The Fifth Green Economy Forum in Kyrgyzstan Has Finished by Adoption of its Resolution

The fifth Green Economy Week forum brought great results to Kyrgyzstan, the main of which is the resolution adopted within the forum. The forum is a direct call to preserve the environment. Its main…  

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