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  • 17 Jun 2013
    UNiTE goes to rural areas

    A series of activities to promote women's economic rights will take place from June 17 to 21 in four village districts of Batken province as part of the UN Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence against Women and Girls!" These villages are pilot sites of the EU and UN project on promoting good governance for social justice.

  • 05 Jun 2013
    Back to Peace through Rebuilding Trust: Women and Youth in Batken

    Women and youth in the remote southern villages of Iskra and Andarak in Kyrgyzstan are organized into the initiative self-help groups since September 2012 as part of local community peace building efforts. The women’s self-help groups in two villages that included unemployed representatives of two ethnic groups, Kyrgyz and Tajik, jumped in the joint income generating activities.