Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Founded in 1925 in Germany with a Kazakhstani office opened in 1993, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung is a foundation funded by the German government. The INGO focuses on social and gender justice issues, as well as political participation and youth leadership.

Publications on Kazakhstan include population surveys, particularly focused on youth, and are available in English, Kazakh, and Russian.

Published surveys include “Youth and Education,” “Youth and Values,” “Youth and Social Justice.” Gendered breakdown of data is included for some survey questions.

The Youth in Kazakhstan 2021 survey has five main section, including (1) values and orientations, (2) life plans, education, employment, and immigration, (3) youth and politics, and (4) foreign policy and attitudes toward Central Asia. The values and orientation section incorporates questions on attitudes toward abortion, homosexuality, different sexual practices, and other.

The survey uses mixed method approach and includes a methodology chapter.