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.
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.
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.
The tortures, abuse and soldiers’ deaths from beatings in the Tajik army are the main cause of youth evasion of military service.
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.
Hundreds of unofficial centres of worship have been forced to shut in recent years. (more…)
According to experts, the authorities in the region should revise the rigid policy of imprisonment for unintentional actions in social media.
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.
Rarely covered in world news Tajikistan grabbed the headlines at the end of July, which can badly affect its emerging tourism. (more…)
Rarely covered in world news Tajikistan grabbed the headlines at the end of July, which can badly affect its emerging tourism.