Asie Centrale

A la Une

  • Feminism in Central Asia: more and more voices are being raised

    Vassilia MATTEI*
    31/01/2022Feminism in Central Asia: more and more voices are being raised
    In 2018, Zere Asylbek, a 19-year-old feminist activist and singer, caused a wave of outrage in Kyrgyzstan after releasing the track Kyz (Girl), which encouraged women to live freely. With her deliberately provocative clip, she wanted to provoke a social debate that turned against her – and her outfit – even earning her death threats. In 2021, Zere Asylbek, who has become a symbol of the rise of Central Asian feminism, released several committed titles, including one denouncing domestic violence and ...
    Lire la suite