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Aizhan Erisheva

I am from Kyrgyzstan. Over the last few years, I have been active in project development and management. I have implemented various development projects, purposed to increase civic engagement, to reduce poverty, to enhance employability, and to protect the socio-economic rights of vulnerable groups. Additionally, I lecture on International Trade and World Economy. I hold an MA degree in Economic Governance and Development from OSCE Academy and a BA degree in World Economy from Alatoo International University. During my fellowship at EUCAM, I will focus on the effect of Covid-19 on migrant women from Kyrgyzstan.

Out of the frying pan and into the fire: Kyrgyzstani women abroad

Kyrgyzstani female labourers working abroad face a double risk: being women and being migrants. Most lack basic social and legal protection. Indira is a Kyrgyz hairdresser in Moscow. Because...