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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Pavlodar Regional School of Management in collaboration with UNDP Kazakhstan and support of UNDEF held a series of trainings for women, rural youth, and people with disabilities on participation in elections, electoral law and its practice.  To...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
About 100 high-level government officials, parliamentary deputies and representatives of non-governmental and international organizations discussed last week Kazakhstan's efforts to eliminate discrimination against women during a meeting co-...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
President Nursultan Nazarbayev is developing programs which will help women to hold leading positions in politics, business and civil society. Prime Minister Karim Massimov has made it public- said Prime Minister Karim Massimov  To...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
52 candidates competeing for 16 Senate seats have been registered as of end of July for the August 19 election. The total number of contenders, both registered and unregistered, was 96. Only 4 candidates were women. To read the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Men still hold most of the power in Kazakhstan, despite a commitment by the government that women will hold 30 percent of decision-making roles at all levels of government by 2016.  Only 11 percent of parliamentarians are female. And while...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
This discussion is aimed to shed light on the following questions:  1.      What strategies have women’s caucuses developed to shape national policy agendas in different thematic areas (e.g. economy, security, health, environment, education and...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Description of government structure: Chief of State: President Nursultan Nazarbayev Head of Government: Prime Minister Karim Massimov Assembly: Kazakhstan has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 39 seats and the House of...
Friday, March 11, 2011
On April 3rd, Kazakhstan will hold presidential elections. Description of government structure: Chief of State: President Nursultan Abishevich NAZARBAYEV  Head of Government: Prime Minister Karim MASIMOV Assembly: Kazakhstan has a bicameral...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
This paper describes experiences of the CIS countries with integrating gender equality in national policies and budgets. It includes recommendations on improving gender analysis throughout national plans, strengthening links between policy and...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
The handbook provides a comparative overview of gender-aware legislation and practices in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It also describes a comprehensive approach to influencing legislation and implementation...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
This report maps the situation of gender and ICTs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, identifying trends, gaps, as well as some good practices. It focuses particularly on the integration of gender in relation to...
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
This report describes the processes and challenges faced by the Central Asian countries moving towards creating gender equality in governance. It focuses on the following three main areas: economic empowerment through gender responsive labor...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
This report evaluates the outcomes of the UNDP Semipalatinsk Programme, which aimed at alleviating poverty and raising living standards among women, small-scale entrepreneurs and rural people in the Semipalatinsk region of Kazakhstan.
Friday, February 09, 2007
This report provides a detailed analysis of the status of women in Kazakhstan. It reveals the causes of gender inequality and discusses the institutional mechanisms that have been developed to protect and improve the status of women in the country....