By Aichurek Kurmanbekova
CAP Paper 228 (CAAF Fellows Papers), January 2020
Aichurek Kurmanbekova graduated from the Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University with a BA in Political Science (2008) and the OSCE Academy with an MA in Politics and Security (2014). She previously worked for the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Turkmenistan, local human rights group, the Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society, as an election observation coordinator, and was a national UNV at the UNDP/UN Peacebuilding Fund, where she served as a specialist on gender-responsive civil society and community engagement in peacebuilding.
Photo: “Aisha Siddika” Women’s Madrasah. Jalal Abad city, Kyrgyzstan, January 2020.
- The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program’s Seminar: Youth as a Factor of Social Change in Central Asia
- Quotes on Quotas? Political Representation of Women in Kyrgyzstan in the 2007 and 2010 Convocations
- Female Virtue, Religion and State Ideology in Tajikistan
- Agents of Change? Civic Engagement of Western-Educated Youth in Kazakhstan
- Grassroots Peacebuilding: Cross-Border Cooperation in the Ferghana Valley