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8 March: Empowering Stories of Women of Turkmenistan

Beautiful, talented, successful and modest – the women of Turkmenistan achieve outstanding results but rarely talk about it. In honour of International Women’s Day, UNDP, UNFPA, and UNODC invited eight incredible women who are engaged in a variety of fields to talk about their lives, how they cope with daily difficulties and what advice they would give to younger women on how to achieve success.

To read their stories in RussianEnglish and Turkmen, please follow the links.


Partners: Sergey Mirzoyev, newspaper «Neutral Turkmenistan»

Sources: statistics Yearbook of Turkmenistan, 2017, study MICROMETERS 2016, 2016 ILO, the World Bank 2015

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