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  • Girls in Ayni Defy Stereotypes to Choose ‘Masculine’ Professions in Demand
    Jan 14, 2019

    Gulrivoj Mirova, 17, has gone against the stereotypical perception of women in Tajik society by simply choosing to be an electrician. To her, it is a childhood dream come true. “I used to stand next to electricians, when they came to us [to fix something], flood them with questions and watch closely as they worked,” she says. To her village, however, it is a question of necessity.

  • Mutual trust as a basis for Sustainable Development
    Jun 13, 2018

    In recent years development projects in Tajikistan were performed through tender procedures and the contractor was then selected by the donor. This process usually results in the implementation of projects that not necessarily tackle acute development problems of the population and do not empower nor strengthen the role of the authorities in the local economic development.

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