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IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Vaccination in Tajikistan: Pros and Cons

Despite the high level of vaccination coverage in Tajikistan, there have been many debates around the vaccines lately. Some think it’s necessary protection of children against dangerous viruses, others believe the rumours that they weaken child’s organism. Moreover, parents complaint that some health workers don’t pay attention to the child’s health during vaccination.

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16.01.19
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Tajikistan: Early Engagements Warp Girls’ Lives

In some districts of Tajikistan, the old traditions of early engagements are still alive. 12-13 years old girls are betrothed and, most often, they do not even know the groom. Nevertheless, he decides whether a girl can receive further education or even finish the school.
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19.12.18
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Central Asian Hydropower System: Doomed to Joint Development

The potential of Central Asian states to provide electricity grows each year, but hydropower issues have to be solved together, taking into account the interests of all Central Asian countries, experts say.
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Young Tajiks Fear to Soldier Due to Raids and Dedovschina

The tortures, abuse and soldiers’ deaths from beatings in the Tajik army are the main cause of youth evasion of military service.

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30.11.18
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Tajikistan: Pain and Resentment of the Highlanders

According to the experts, Dushanbe has to eliminate the causes rather than to fight with the consequences of unresolved problems in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region.
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22.11.18
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Crackdown Continues on Tajik Mosques

Hundreds of unofficial centres of worship have been forced to shut in recent years. (more…)

21.11.18
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Prison Term for Likes, Shares. How Central Asia Counters Extremism in Social Media

According to experts, the authorities in the region should revise the rigid policy of imprisonment for unintentional actions in social media.
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30.10.18
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Parviz Tursunov: Football Player, “Extremist”, Refugee

The fate of former star of Tajik football accused of extremism in his homeland is in hand of Belarusian authorities. He will either live a quiet life in the West, or be arrested and tortured in Tajikistan.
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18.10.18
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Tajikistan Has No Doubt Murder of Tourists Will Not Affect Travel Industry

Rarely covered in world news Tajikistan grabbed the headlines at the end of July, which can badly affect its emerging tourism. (more…)

Tajikistan Has No Doubt Murder of Tourists Will Not Affect Travel Industry

Rarely covered in world news Tajikistan grabbed the headlines at the end of July, which can badly affect its emerging tourism.
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IWPR Expert Meeting: Complex Measures Need to Be Taken to Reduce GBAO Social Tension

IWPR Tajikistan hosted online conference “Situation in Gorno-Badakhshan: External Perspective”. The leading experts of analytical and research centers of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhsta..

CABAR.asia 18.12.18
IWPR Launches CABAR.asia Media School

The CABAR.asia media school will let experts and journalists take part in on-going training through a series of video lessons and trainings from professionals...

CABAR.asia 04.12.18
Regional Meeting of Participants of CABAR.asia School of Analytics Held in Dushanbe

Young analysts and journalists from Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have discussed challenges and trends in their countries in 2019 at a three-day meeting, held a regional m..

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