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Clinton in plea for rights of Afghan women
Clinton in plea for rights of Afghan women

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.

Clinton in plea for rights of Afghan women
Members of the Church of England General Synod. ©REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
Church of England set to vote on women bishops

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.

Church of England set to vote on women bishops
John Hendra. Photo courtesy of pollytrenow.com
UN Women mulls to open regional office in Almaty

Kazakhstan's former capital Almaty is a candidate for the regional office of the UN Women.

UN Women mulls to open regional office in Almaty
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'Strikingly' few women in Asia's top jobs: report

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.

'Strikingly' few women in Asia's top jobs: report
Photo by Vladimir Dmitrieyv©
Most stylish Kazakhstan men live in Almaty

84% of Kazakhstani women believe that the most stylish men of Kazakhstan live in Almaty.

Most stylish Kazakhstan men live in Almaty
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Majority of Kazakhstan residents against raising retirement age for women: poll

81.1 percent of the polled citizens do not support the initiative of raising women's retirement age to 63.

Majority of Kazakhstan residents against raising retirement age for women: poll
Less girls wear hijabs in Aktobe oblast
Less girls wear hijabs in Aktobe oblast

The number of young women wearing hijabs went down from 3.7 thousand to 700.

Less girls wear hijabs in Aktobe oblast
Photo by Dmitry Khegai©
PHOTO: Almaty women exchanged cigarettes for flowers

Almaty women were offered to exchanged their cigarettes for flowers.

PHOTO: Almaty women exchanged cigarettes for flowers
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev meeting with the students of Nazarbayev University. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev told about woman's role in Kazakhstan society

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his opinion on the role of women in Kazakhstan’s society.

Nazarbayev told about woman's role in Kazakhstan society
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Gender inequality is lowering in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan was placed 56th in the recent Gender Inequality Index ranking compared to 67th rank in 2008.

Gender inequality is lowering in Kazakhstan
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Two kids at the cost of one available for potential parents in Kazakhstan

350 quotas issued by Kazakhstan government for in vitro fertilization this year will start to be distributed in July.

Two kids at the cost of one available for potential parents in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan ranked 41st by gender situation

Kazakhstan is ahead of 14 countries of the European Union according to the report of the World Economic Forum.

Kazakhstan ranked 41st by gender situation