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Happy International Women's Day 2017!

The Programme for Finland's Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan supports gender equality by ensuring women are included in water-related decision-making.

To celebrate International Women's Day (8 March), we would like to bring to your attention the story of a young girl in rural Kyrgyzstan who is convincing her peers and parents of the value of educating girls.

Zarnigor understands the value of education © Photo: UN Women Kyrgyzstan


Read Zarnigor's success story by clicking here.

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Published 2017-03-08 at 11:23, updated 2017-03-08 at 11:23

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