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Research of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan “The Impact of Religious Fundamentalism on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality”

 Forum of women’s NGOs conducted an online research “The Impact of Religious Fundamentalism on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality” from May to August 2018. The research was conducted among women’s organizations and women activists in Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Eastern Europe and other countries.

 The purpose of the research was to: elucidate the impact of religious fundamentalism on women’s rights and gender equality in order to develop a feminist strategy and further actions to challenge the growing fundamentalist moods, their underlying causes and impacts.

 Currently, gender inequality is present at both the formal and informal levels in almost all countries, and direct and indirect discrimination of women and girls is obvious. This is happening in the context of the growth of fundamentalism and conservative ideologies in all regions of the world.

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