Stories | 36 Stories
What Does it Mean to be a Father in Turkmenistan?
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: 46 | 01/02/2021
Is Turkmenistan Really COVID Free?
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: 31 | 01/02/2021
"Tolerate and do not Complain". Why do women in Turkmenistan endure violence?
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: 38 | 01/02/2021
When Your Home isn't Your Castle
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: 29 | 01/02/2021
What do missing numbers say about domestic violance?
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: 51 | 01/02/2021
Why many orphans in Kyrgyzstan don't receive state allowance?
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: 45 | 01/02/2021
Love Doesn't Hurt
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: 27 | 31/01/2021
Coronavirus: What's happening in Armenia
On June 3, in Armenia, the number of people infected with Coronavirus exceeded 10,000. Since then each day number of new cases reaches more than 500. This is the highest number among the South Caucasus countries.
Views: 141 | 16/06/2020
How far should one go to get rid of pain in Kyrgyzstan ?
Each day of prolongation might equal days of pain to the hundreds of people in the country.
Views: 119 | 23/01/2020
This is home
Domestic violence in Russia is endemic and women are the ones who suffer the most from it. And yet, when called upon the issue, officials continue to make statements that fly in the face of facts, refusing to introduce legislation adopted by the majority of countries in the world.
Views: 142 | 15/01/2020
What is the real cost of eating meat in Uzbekistan
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: 304 | 09/01/2020