In Kazakhstan, our work focuses on combating discrimination on the basis of ethnicity and religion, and promoting the equal enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression.
- Documenting patterns of discrimination in all of Kazakhstan’s regions and developing the first ever comprehensive report on discrimination and inequality in the country;
- Establishing a legal assistance scheme to protect journalists arrested for exercising their free expression;
- Providing training to civil society activists, journalists and bloggers on the relationship between the rights to freedom of expression and non-discrimination;
- Establishing a forum bringing together civil society organisations to collaborate on initiatives to combat discrimination.