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The Crisis Afflicting Kazakhstan’s Youth

June 29, 2018 Karlygash Kabatova, Sergey Marinin

Large majorities of young, sexually active Kazakhstani citizens are not using contraception, with predictable results. A new report examines the roots of the problem and offers recommendations for how to fix it.

Q&A: How Parents in Tajikistan Are Organizing for Their Children’s Rights

June 28, 2018

Slowly but surely, a coalition of groups dedicated to the rights of children with disabilities is changing the way Tajikistan’s political and social worlds think about disability—and how to support parents as well as kids.

Armenia’s Democratic Awakening Is a Warning to Authoritarians Everywhere

June 5, 2018 Larisa Minasyan

A nonviolent movement against Armenia’s longtime strongman ruler has convinced him to step down, opened a new chapter in the country’s political history, and sent a message to would-be autocrats throughout the world.