US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a global forum to insist that they must be part of the country's future growth.
The Church of England is set to take a final vote on Monday on whether to ordain women bishops, after years of wrangling between traditionalists and liberals.
Kazakhstan's former capital Almaty is a candidate for the regional office of the UN Women.
Companies in Asia's leading economies have "strikingly" few women in senior jobs, missing out on a vital pool of talent to fuel the region's growth.
84% of Kazakhstani women believe that the most stylish men of Kazakhstan live in Almaty.
81.1 percent of the polled citizens do not support the initiative of raising women's retirement age to 63.
The number of young women wearing hijabs went down from 3.7 thousand to 700.
Almaty women were offered to exchanged their cigarettes for flowers.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his opinion on the role of women in Kazakhstan’s society.
Kazakhstan was placed 56th in the recent Gender Inequality Index ranking compared to 67th rank in 2008.
350 quotas issued by Kazakhstan government for in vitro fertilization this year will start to be distributed in July.
Kazakhstan is ahead of 14 countries of the European Union according to the report of the World Economic Forum.
- United States
- Middle East & Africa
- Hillary Clinton
- Great Britain
- Asia Pacific
- pension fund
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Institute of Reproductive Medicine
- in vitro fertilization
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