The role of women in the modern world


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On December 5, 2017 in the faculty of international relations in KazNU at al Farabi the round table dedicated to “Gender equality and eradication of violence: enhancement of women rights and freedom in the modern world”. The round table was organized with by the UN assistance center in KazNU in cooperation with UN Women Department in Kazakhstan as part of the “16 days against violence” project.

The first Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ambassador-at-Large, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Arystanbekova Akmaral Haydarovna, representatives of the United Nations Information Office in Almaty, Vlastimil Samek and Alen Kuspanov, knowledge Management Specialist of the Multi-Country Office in Central Asia (Kazakhstan) "UN-Women" structures Gulnaz Imamniyazova, and students of IR faculty participated in the round table.

The 4th year students prepared a presentation on topic "The role of women in the modern world". In the presentation, they examined the position of women in different regions of the world, focusing mainly on Kazakhstan. Students conducted a sociological survey, the results of which were presented in the framework of the event. They also held an interactive game on famous women and their achievements in the world.

The participants of the round table and the guests actively participated in the ensuing discussion, having considered and discussed the acute problems of gender inequality in Central Asia.

After the discussion, Akmaral Khaidarovna made a presentation on the role of women in the UN, sharing her personal experience.

At the same time charity fair "Cuisine of the World" was organized by students of the 2nd year International Relations students. All proceeds will be used as gifts to children of the orphanage. The 4th year students made their final speech thanking all participants and guests. At the end of the event photos were taken.



Faculty of International Relations