Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: No
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Has your sexual orientation affected your job in KYRGYZSTAN? Do you feel limited in your career by your sexual orientation?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because of my sexual orientation
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay
My co-workers harass me because of my sexual orientation
I have not been limited by my sexual orientation, though I am out at work
As one of five Central Asian Republics who have become separate, sovereign states after the collapse of the Soviet Union, made progress towards integrating into the world economy and now see the rising influence of religious fundamentalisms, Kyrgyzstan is in an ongoing state of transition. Dr. Nurgul Djanaeva, President of the Forum of Women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan and author of Kyrgyzstan Women in Transition, spoke with AWID about how women are playing important roles in, facing persistent challenges amidst and experiencing new setbacks due to this complex transition. >>>