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On 1–3 June, Anita Bhatia, Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director visited Kazakhstan to participate in the ECOJER international congress at the invitation of the Government of Kazakhstan and held meetings with representatives of the civil and financial sectors in Almaty.
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Assemgul Temirkhanova, 37, is a national golden grappling champion in Kazakhstan challenging gender stereotypes in sports and beyond. Temirkhanova studied Librarian and Information Sciences in the USA, and for many years has been working as a leading librarian at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
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I am Generation Equality because... I am concerned about women’s rights and gender equality not only because I am a woman, but also because I train peacekeeping personnel before they leave for UN missions. I believe that the role of women, and the protection of their rights and freedoms is a key priority for peace and security. I specialize in gender issues and teach classes.
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The anniversary photo exhibition "UN-Kazakhstan: 30 years of cooperation to promote gender equality and empowerment of women" launched at the UN Headquarters in New York (USA). The photos demonstrate major gender equality achievements of the nation during 30 years of independence.
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Dr. Aiymgul Kerimray is an environmentalist and a senior researcher at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UN Women spoke to Kerimray about her research on energy poverty and air quality in urban areas and its gendered impacts.
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UN Women in Kazakhstan released a video message from the heads of diplomatic missions and international organizations, calling on the public to take a stand against gender-based violence. Today; during the 16 days; and every day.
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Spotlight Initiative regional programme for Central Asia and Afghanistan will identify potential Responsible Parties that will build capacity of a CSO on requirements for grant-making procedures and provide technical support to develop strategies for resource mobilization and use of alternative funding mechanisms.
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We must always move forward, says MeruertAralbaeva, a 30-year-old mother and cashier living in Podgornoye village in the Akmola region, in central Kazakhstan. During the coronavirus pandemic, her husband lost his income for several months, and her family struggled. She was among many in Kazakhstan andworldwide who experienced this kind of hardship in 2020. UN Women assists the Government of the...
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UN Women in Kazakhstan launched a new project to strengthen STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills of young women from East Kazakhstan and Kyzylorda regions with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
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UN Women calls on everyone to unite around protecting women and girls, to show zero tolerance to violence and to stand against rape and sexual harassment. Stopping the pandemic of violence at home, streets, and society can only be achieved by acting together.
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1  July, Nur-Sultan  –  H.E.  Kassym-Zhomart  Tokayev,  Kazakhstan’s President,  was among the key speakers at the Generation Equality Forum,  currently taking place in Paris from 30 June to 2 July 2021 .  H.E. Kassym-Zhomart  Tokayev underlined the importance of ending gender-based violence and enhancing social and legal support for women and children. He highlighted the role of  Kazakhstan in...
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3 June, Nur-Sultan – The Generation Equality Forum, organized under the auspices of UN Women and co-chaired by the Government of France, will take place on 30 June -2 July. The Forum is a civil society-centered, global gathering for gender equality.
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Dilnaz Kamalova, 17, is a winner of international competitions, and a children rights and girl’s empowerment advocate from Almaty, Kazakhstan. In 2019, together with her team of girls at school, she was one of the TOP-20 finalists at the Google Science Fair at their Headquarters in California. Recently, she got an offer to study at Harvard University.
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In marking International Women's Day with the people of Kazakhstan we highlight the achievements of the women and men across society engaged in efforts to ensure respect for women’s rights, women’s dignity and to achieve equality. The theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”, which appreciates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world and in Kazakhstan in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The National Commission for Women, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, UN Women in Kazakhstan and the Applied Economics Research Center with support of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, conducted a large-scale study to identify the problems of women entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and UN Women in Kazakhstan launched an online training course "Gender Analysis in the National Planning and Budgeting System" with the support of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan.
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Kyzzhibek Batyrkanova, 26, is the director of the Kyrgyz Space Program. She is also a TechWomen 2019 alumna, hosted by Mozilla HQ in San Francisco Bay Area, and founder of the TechCamp project, implemented in partnership with the UN Women Country Office in Kyrgyzstan.
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40 young women, who came to Kazakhstan from Afghanistan in 2019 and 2020 to study recently benefited from UN Women training on entrepreneurship and business skills to increase their employment opportunities after graduation.
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Senior national leaders, including the deputies of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, joined experts, representatives from civil society and international organizations to discuss Kazakhstan integrating key international conventions designed to eliminate violence against women and girls into existing laws and policies.
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With the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, UN Women has implemented an initiative designed to boost digital literacy, economic and business opportunities for women from rural communities who have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis.