Blog post: Educating on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Written by Dr Elena Kim and Dr Frank G. Karioris
#16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series

[Photo 1: Class learning about Kyrgyz Indigo, a local organization addressing LGBT+ issues]

Levels of violence against women in European and Central Asian countries rank among the highest in the world. This is true of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape, and child marriage and bride kidnapping – all of which are prevalent in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia. Education is a key tool for addressing gender inequality and gender based violence (GBV). Read more...