Society | 17 Stories
What makes Kazakh citizens leave their home country?
Between 2000 and 2019 more than one million people emigrated from Kazakhstan. In this infographic, you can explore why this may be happening, what age groups it affects the most, and what can be done to change the situation.
Views: 159 | 09/07/2021
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: 186 | 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: 199 | 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: 123 | 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: 211 | 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: 156 | 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: 220 | 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: 211 | 23/01/2020
Why are Uzbek people leaving their country?
Migration of skilled and unskilled workers from Uzbekistan to greener pastures is one of the most understated stories in our modern history.
Views: 454 | 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: 528 | 09/01/2020
Eat, Eat, Eat, Die
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: 1509 | 09/01/2020
Do Russians really trust the police?
Public opinion polls tell that trust in the police in Russia is steadily growing, along with the positive personal attitudes to the police. But does the general opinion always match actions?
Views: 318 | 09/01/2020
Is there a safe place for women in Kyrgyzstan?
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: 250 | 08/01/2020
BISHKEK IS A HEAT DESERT WITHOUT TREES
In 20 years the public green spaces per person decreased by 80.5%
Views: 668 | 22/07/2019
The moneybee effect of migration
This story illustrates what countries are the top destinations for Azerbaijanis to emigrate as well as the top reasons behind it and impacts that emigration has been causing.
Views: 35 | 22/02/2019
Central Asia: 10 Year Challenge
What has changed in Central Asia in the past 10 years? Answers can be found in this story by Natalia Lee.
Views: 238 | 22/02/2019
Country: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan