Author Archives: Cag

Creating spaces for young people, the opening of a “KulturCafe” in Naryn

This weekend Novi Ritm was invited to the opening of a “KulturCafé” in the city of Naryn. It’s a city situated in the central parts of the country and it’s the administrative center of the region of Naryn. According to the university students that initiated Naryn’s “KulturCafé”, social life in the city is mostly centered […]

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“Training of trainers” (TOT), project 1325

At the end of March “Novi Ritm ” organized a “training of trainers” (TOT) within the framework of the project “Empowerment of Women and Girls in the South of Kyrgyzstan” which has been targeting young people from the three southern regions of Kyrgyzstan: Osh, Batken and Jalal-Abad during 2016-2017. The first TOT was held on […]

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Why are only women on parental leave?

Last week the 1325 team participated in a  “consultation between lawyers and young people” made within the UNSCR 1325 project. The consultation where held in Osh city.  Some weeks ago Novi Ritm arranged “trainings of trainers” and the next step for these young trainers have been to implement a mini project in their local context. All […]

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Training in Aravan

Last friday Novi Ritm participated in a training made within one of the projects at Novi Ritm, the 1325-project. The training were held in a school in Aravan, about 30 minutes from Osh city. Some weeks ago Novi Ritm arranged ”trainings of trainers” and the next step for these young trainers have been to implement […]

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A visit from Sweden

In correspondence with the close partnership that Centralasiengrupperna and Novi Ritm share, this week Annika (Coordinator on Gender and Women’s Rights) and Jessica (previous EVS-volunteer at Novi Ritm and currently working with budgeting and economy in the two projects on a voluntary basis) are visiting from Sweden, the main purpose being to evaluate not only […]

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Training in Batken with the 1325 team

As some of you know, part of Novi Ritm’s work during 2016-2017 has been and still is to raise awareness among Kyrgyz youth in relation to the UN Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. You can read more about this project on our Swedish partner organization’s – the Central Asian Solidarity Groups blog – here […]

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Meet Dayan Zaripov, one of Novi Ritm’s volunteers

  The first time I met Dayan at the house of Novi Ritm, I could tell he was a truly kind person. Now, some time after Dayan’s discovery of Novi Ritm, I can just confirm my first impression! I will try to share with you some aspects of this nice young man in this interview, which […]

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