This guide provides background on Uzbekistan and discusses researching gender issues in the Uzbek context.
Uzbekistan guide contents
State body aimed at the protection of women’s rights in Uzbekistan
Research institute focused on manuscript collection
Multifunctional national library of Uzbekistan
Museum of women’s and queer art of Central Asia
A social campaign project against frotteurism and harassment of women in Uzbekistan’s public transport.
International multimedia agency funded by the US Congress
Central Asian art media
Non-profit research institute covering political, economic, and security affairs of Central Asia
Uzbek media covering politics, economic, and culture in the country and around the world
Sex worker-led network advocating for protection of rights of sex workers in Europe and Central Asia
FemAgora is dedicated to fostering transnational feminist solidarity in Central Asia.
A grassroots transnational feminist organization aiming to bring together and support feminist and LGBTQ+ activists from Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.
International NGO advocating for the protection of LGBTI people and uniting over 600 organizations from 54 countries across Europe and Central Asia
Social media community of queer ethnic minorities from Central Asia and Russia
Podcast platform sharing life experience and educational information from Uzbek women in various career fields
Uzbekistan’s official website of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Uzbek digital news and analytics publication
Popular Uzbek news media in Russian language
Artist-run online journal on art, films, and theory in Central Asia
Uzbek digital news publication using accessible language
News media primarily covering business and economic news in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan’s official statistics agency
Official portal of the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan
A crossborder community of journalists and activists from Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and South Caucasus who work with the LGBTQIA+ issues
News agency founded by Europe-Uzbekistan Association for Economic Cooperation.
Business news media covering Uzbekistan and occasionally other Central Asian countries
State-owned news media and informational agency in Uzbekistan
One of the largest internet news publications in Uzbekistan
Social media project spotlighting stories and success of Central Asian women
State-owned news media in Uzbekistan
Independent media covering politics and culture and offering analytical and opinion pieces.
Media about art and culture in Uzbekistan.
Social media platform connecting artists, human rights defenders, and activists from Eastern Europe and Central Asia
A social project aimed at supporting women and combating violence against them in Uzbekistan.
Local media with a focus on feminism, legislature, and ethics.
Tashkent-based organization of cultural immigrant-workers from Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.
Nongovernmental and noncommercial media aimed at developing quality journalism in Uzbekistan.
Regional NGO in the sphere of health of LGBTI communities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Independent media for young people in Uzbekistan
Online publication offering coverage of events in Uzbekistan and across the world.
Social media platform discussing matters of sexual and reproductive health.
Official webpage of Ministry of Employment and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Creative organization with a focus on art, photography, music, and events.
Grassroots organization against violence against women in Uzbekistan.
Women’s shelter in Bukhara offering legal and medical services, as well as engaging in awareness campaigns and trainings.
Independent group of creative women from Uzbekistan.
School aimed at professional development of girls and young women aged 14 to 30.
Independent media covering human rights and gender equality.
Social media account advocating for women’s rights, education, and development in Uzbekistan
Platform for trans- and non-binary activists from the countries of the Caucasus, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
The Art and Culture Development Foundation of the Republic of Uzbekistan fosters international cooperation and promotes the culture of Uzbekistan on the international arena.
Social media account advocating for gender equality and women empowerment in Uzbekistan
Gender-related data available at the World Bank Gender Data Portal and Women, Business, and the Law Reports.
Independent media covering politics, art, culture, and economics.
Adamdar/CA offers news coverage and storytelling narratives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.
Central Asian Bureau for Analytical Reporting (CABAR) offers regional analytical, informational, and educational material on Central Asia.]
Central Asia Barometer is a regional independent NGO for applied social research.
Offers editorial and opinion pieces, interviews, book and publication reviews, and expert projects on politics, society, and economics of Central Asia.
Current Time Asia was created by the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a US Congress-funded broadcasting organization, with participation of Voice of America.
Offers coverage of current events in Central Asia.
The Eurasia Foundation works with international, national, and local partners for community action.
Eurasianet offers coverage of current events in Central Asia and South Caucasus.
Dedicated to producing research and policy analysis with the focus on foreign policy and national security challenges facing the US.
Funded by the German government, FES focuses on social and gender justice issues, political participation, and youth leadership in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan
Geneva, Switzerland-based intergovernmental organization on migration and is a part of the UN system.
Mediazona Central Asia covers current events in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan.
Offers coverage of current events in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Uyghur region.
The OCCRP aims to develop and equip a global network of investigative journalists, as well as publish stories exposing crime and corruption.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization working on public policy and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges.
PONARS aims to advance new approaches in research on security, politics, economics, and society in Russia and Eurasia.
Dedicated to enabling civic groups and journalists to connect with their communities through grant making, capacity building, and learning
Research and advocacy campaign dedicated to eliminating sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices in Central Asia.
Washington, DC-based NGO aimed at fostering academic exchange between Central Asia and the world
Provides a list of UN Women publications on Kazakhstan.
The UN initiatives in Uzbekistan.
Vlast offers coverage of current events in Kazakhstan, as well as various editorial projects. Vlast also covers key news development on other Central Asian countries.
Voices on Central Asia Offers analytical pieces, research insights, policy discussions, fieldwork recollections, photos, charts, and data on Central Asia.
Survey of social, political, economic, religious and cultural values across different communities.