89% of Russians support introduction of law to combat domestic violence

89% of Russians support the introduction of a law to combat domestic violence, says a survey   13.06.2024   Article published on the ASI website   A team of specialists with experience in socio-political and marketing research from the consultancy Russian Field, together with the New People Party, has conducted a survey to find out …

Ombudsman reports on state of human rights in Russia

Tatyana Moskalkova has presented Vladimir Putin with her latest report on the state of human rights in the Russian Federation   10.06.2024   Article published on the ASI website   On 10 June, the Russian President met Tatyana Moskalkova, the Federation’s Human Rights Ombudsman, during which Putin was presented with her latest annual report on …

Russia: New job quota rules for people with disabilities

The Russian Government has changed job quota rules for people with disabilities   03.06.2024   Article published on the ASI website   The new procedure for meeting these quotas will be effective from 1 September.   The decree that establishes this new policy has been published on the Government’s official regulations and legal acts website. …

Russia: Early and forced marriage in the North Caucasus

Ad Rem has published a report on the problem of early and forced marriages in the Russian Federation   31.05.2024   Article published on the ASI website   The Ad Rem project and its team comprising lawyer Yulia Antonova, psychologist Inna Ayrapetyan and sociologist Kulsam Magomadova have published a report on forced marriages to coincide …

One in ten Russian donors require financial assistance themselves

Survey reveals one in ten donors require financial assistance themselves   Most often, people who applied to loan companies made donations to adults in difficult life situations. Article from ASI website 29.05.2024   The charity service VK Dobro and the financial marketplace ‘Vyberu.ru’ conducted a survey among three thousand citizens from different regions of the …

Crackdown on corruption in Moldova’s health care system

If you’re a kleptomaniac, get out of the health care system!   28.05.2024   Article published on the esp.md website   The Moldovan Health Minister Alla Nemerenco has launched a major crackdown on corruption in the health care system after a department head and a narcologist were questioned by staff on suspicion of corruption at …

Dementia in Kazakhstan and why people tend to ignore it

Men and women overboard: Dementia in Kazakhstan and why people tend to ignore it   27.05.2024   Article published on the Zakon.kz website   “Sometimes old age comes without wisdom”, young people sneer, mocking the fractious disposition of the older generation. But is this really just about a person being bad-tempered? How can loved-ones be …

Russia: ASI releases video explaining why CSOs need analysts  

ASI releases video explaining why CSOs need analysts   In ASI’s video, the plot revolves around employees of the Old Age in Joy Foundation, who help the elderly. So, what does analytics have to do with it?   24.05.2024   The Joy in Old Age Foundation cares for the elderly and supports the development of …

Centre for supporting victims of sexual violence set up in Kyrgyzstan

A Government Centre for Supporting Women and Girls Who Have Been Victims of Sexual Violence has been established in Kyrgyzstan   24.05.2024   Article published on the 24.kg website   The creation of a State centre Single Window to help women and girls who have suffered gender-based violence was announced in Bishkek by the Republic’s …

Duma approves bill protecting the rights of children with disabilities.

The State Duma has approved a bill protecting the rights of children with disabilities.   The bill was submitted to the State Duma in the autumn of 2022 and was adopted immediately in the first reading.   21.05.2024   Article published on the ASI website     At the plenary session on 21 May, the …