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Influential Women

Influential Women

Mas'uda Jalal is a physician and member of the Afghan government who finished sixth in her unprecedented bid for the Afghan presidency. ...(more)

Galima Bukharbaeva risked her life covering the bloody crackdown on protesters in Andijon, Uzbekistan. ...(more)

Saltanat Rakhymbekova heads the Business and Industry Department in Kazakhstan's Central Karaganda province. ...(more)

Gozel Kulzhanova started her own landscaping and plant decorating business and a related magazine in Kazakhstan....(more)

Four-Part Series:

Women & Power In Central Asia (Part 1): The Struggle For Equal Rights

Women & Power In Central Asia (Part 2): Women Increase Presence In Kazakhstan's Business Sector

Women & Power In Central Asia (Part 3): Afghan Women Rise To Top After Taliban Repression

Women & Power in Central Asia (Part 4): Roundtable On The Tajik, Afghan, and Iranian Experiences