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07.03.2019

Official Doublespeak when it Comes to Supporting Mothers Interview with Aina Shormanbayeva, president of the International Legal Initiative Foundation (Kazakhstan)

-Six months ago, Kazakhstan shortened the list of professions banned for women and removed 68 jobs from it, but another 219 specializations remain banned. Curiously, these jobs do not match bans proposed for introduction in Russia. How do employment bans…read more

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06.03.2019

Revisions of Professional Bans for Women: An Ill-Conceived Shortening of the List of Banned Professions in Kazakhstan and Red Tape in Russia

In advance of a review of the situation of women in Kazakhstan by CERD and CESCR as part of the Universal Periodic Review process, the Kazakh government has adopted a new version of the listed of professions banned for women,…read more

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27.06.2018

Invisible and exploited in Kazakhstan: New Report Sheds Light on the Plight of Kyrgyz Migrant Workers and Their Family Members

Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from Kyrgyzstan and neighbouring Central Asian states are forced to migrate to Kazakhstan in search of work. These individuals often fall victim to forced labour, unsafe and unsanitary working conditions, violations of…read more

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06.04.2018

UN experts to formulate questions on Kazakhstan’s implementation of ICESCR

During the 62nd pre-session of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) experts considered implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by Kazakhstan. Expert of the Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” presented a list of…read more