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Embracing equality in a digital era in Central Asia

On the International day of Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), prominent women from five Central Asian countries gather to discuss the link between disparities and gender…  


Women make the way

What do these women have in common? They're all leaders in some way, spanning a wide variety of careers and countries and being role models for those women who will come after.  


UNDP and International Trade Centre launch the first Central Asia Trade Intelligence portal

The portal is an online intelligence tool aiming to enhance export potential and regional integration of Central Asian countries by providing users with essential trade related information.  


Launch of the first Women Leader’s Dialogue in Central Asia

A prominent group of women leaders representing the Central Asian states and the United Nations launch a new platform, the Central Asian Women Leaders’ Caucus.  


COVID-19 and Central Asia: Socio-economic impacts and key policy considerations for recovery

An examination of the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Central Asia, especially the impact on micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and on households.  


Birth registration affects life

Birth registration is an undervalued but critical first step towards safeguarding lifelong protection and access to rights. Every year in Tajikistan, parents fail to obtain birth certificates for…  


Positive women

What’s it like living as an HIV positive woman in the Tajikistan of today? Delve into the lives of Madina and Tahmina and explore their struggles in this graphic novel.  


From predatory bugs to future-proofing: 10 years of lessons on trade from Central Asia

The Aid for Trade project supported the creation of 4,000 new jobs and US$560 million in export contracts the past 4 years alone. After 10 years, we look at some lessons on trade in Central Asia.  


Central Asian governments call for the elimination of violence against women and girls

Government and parliamentary representatives from Central Asia gathered at a United Nations regional conference to discuss holistic strategies to combat all forms of violence against women and girls…  


Women rangers to the rescue

Brave women rangers from Tajikistan aim to save snow leopards from extinction.  

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