Announcements CAP in the News

CAP in the News

AlJazeera America mentioned the Central Asia Program last week:

China’s crackdown on Uighurs could spark even more clashes, say analysts

“It’s important that we look at the result of the American ‘war on terror.’ Even the hawks in Washington are starting to wonder whether this was a good thing from the start. They look at Syria and Iraq and realize that we just exacerbated the situation,” GW professor and Uighur affairs expert Sean Roberts told international diplomats and experts on Uighur affairs. Read the full article…

The Times of India (Mumbai) mentioned the Central Asia Program’s Women and Water Initiative on Sunday, September 28, 2014. By Mithila Phadke

PASSING THROUGH – Mumbai gets some water-saving tips from central & south Asia

“The women who volunteered for conservation campaigns brought first-hand knowledge of how to tackle the niggling challenges that often stall an initiative, said Djanaeva.’Unlike in the case of men, there is no wasting of time or corrupt practices by women,’ she said, smiling.’They know exactly how to inspire others and get things done.'”

Afternoon Despatch & Courier mentioned the Central Asia Program’s Women and Water Initiative on Friday, September 26, 2014. By Shwetha Kannan

Water Struggles Everywhere

“In a one-day long experience-sharing session held at Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Sanitation, Cleanliness and Community Health, Santacruz on Thursday, around 25 women from five countries not only spoke about issues related to water in their respective countries but also about the solutions they have come up with to handle those issues. The presentations made by them brought their inner spark to make a difference to their community and their desire to share knowledge and experiences with the world.” Read the full article…

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