Central Asia | 22 Stories
What Does it Mean to be a Father in Turkmenistan?
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Although paternity leave does not exist by law in Turkmenistan, fathers can apply for parental leave as secondary caregivers or single parents. Though as of today there has not been a single case of paternity leave registered in Turkmenistan. Infographic discusses the importance of a father's involvement in a child's early development as well as underlines some of the possible causes of this situation.
Views: 37 | 01/02/2021
Country: Turkmenistan
Is Turkmenistan Really COVID Free?
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As the numbers of COVID cases rise in Central Asia Turkmenistan hasn't reported a single case of the virus as of August this year. This infographic tries to answer the main question regarding this case, is Turkmenistan really COVID-free?
Views: 24 | 01/02/2021
Country: Turkmenistan
"Tolerate and do not Complain". Why do women in Turkmenistan endure violence?
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Every 2nd woman in Turkmenistan believes domestic violence is normal! This infographic looks deeper into the issue of domestic violence and tries to answer some questions regarding which socio-economic issues may contribute to women's tendency of justifying domestic violence in Turkmenistan.
Views: 26 | 01/02/2021
Country: Turkmenistan
When Your Home isn't Your Castle
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Data shows that violence against women happens mostly where they live. This makes women's homes one of the most unsafe places for them. This infographic looks deeper into the issue of domestic violence, places it occurs the most and how victims of this issue suffer in silence.
Views: 22 | 01/02/2021
Country: Kazakhstan
What do missing numbers say about domestic violance?
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More than one-third of women regularly experience domestic violence and physical abuse in Central Asia according to a 2014 UNFPA report. Though, Turkmenistan doesn't have official data on domestic violence available for the public. What does missing data mean for this issue and country?
Views: 39 | 01/02/2021
Country: Turkmenistan
Why many orphans in Kyrgyzstan don't receive state allowance?
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Every orphan in the Kyrgyz Republic has a right to receive a monthly social allowance (MSA). While a child is in the orphanage, MSA is accumulated and as soon as the child leaves the institution, the accumulated amount must be given to them. According to the study conducted in 2015 many orphans who have graduated from the orphanage haven't received this allowance. In 2019 when the follow-up study was conducted it was reported that the situation has actually worsened in comparison to the 2015th situation.
Views: 35 | 01/02/2021
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Love Doesn't Hurt
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Domestic violence is a big issue in Kazahstan. Nearly 400 women die every year due to this.  But this becomes an even bigger problem when the majority of victims of domestic violence don't report cases to the authorities. This infographic uncovers the issues of domestic violence in Kazakhstan and the reasons why victims are silent.
Views: 18 | 31/01/2021
Country: Kazakhstan
Why is teenage pregnancy rate high in Kyrgyzstan?
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First of all, low use of contraception: only 1 out of 10 teens in union has safe sex.
Views: 210 | 27/01/2020
Country: Kyrgyzstan
How far should one go to get rid of pain in Kyrgyzstan ?
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Each day of prolongation might equal days of pain to the hundreds of people in the country.
Views: 114 | 23/01/2020
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Why Uzbek heart is getting weak?
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Infographics represent information about the disease which is killing more and more people in Uzbekistan. It also explains which unhealthy habits of the people of Uzbekistan contribute most to this disease.
Views: 100 | 22/01/2020
Country: Uzbekistan
Tradition ruins women's careers in Uzbekistan
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Most girls get married before the age of 24, and many even below 20. Girls forced to get married because of strict conservative traditions. They don’t choose their husbands.
Views: 113 | 15/01/2020
Country: Uzbekistan
Why are Uzbek people leaving their country?
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Migration of skilled and unskilled workers from Uzbekistan to greener pastures is one of the most understated stories in our modern history.
Views: 148 | 15/01/2020
Country: Uzbekistan
What is the real cost of eating meat in Uzbekistan
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There is a global trend of reconsidering the amount of meat consumption due to three main factors: meat production demands a lot of resources and contributes to climate change while diet rich with meat has negative effects on human health
Views: 279 | 09/01/2020
Country: Uzbekistan
Eat, Eat, Eat, Die
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According to the reports by World Health Organization, Kazakhstan is the leading country in the world in terms of salt consumption. This, as well as other dietary habits in the region, leads to serious health problems and even premature deaths.
Views: 814 | 09/01/2020
Country: Kazakhstan
Is there a safe place for women in Kyrgyzstan?
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According to the National Statistical Committee and non-governmental organizations, women in Kyrgyzstan are safe neither at home, nor outside. Since women often do not report threats or crimes that were committed against them, in reality, the safety of women in Kyrgyzstan might be even worse.
Views: 133 | 08/01/2020
Country: Kyrgyzstan
ADB investment into women-led business in Uzbekistan: did it make any difference?
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ADB investment into women-led business in Uzbekistan: did it make any difference?
Views: 127 | 08/08/2019
Country: Uzbekistan
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