Socio-economic Impact of COVID-19 and Media Consumption among Vulnerable Communities in Central Asia
(Internews, with support from USAID, trained people from various backgrounds in Kazakhstan 2018 to 2020 to become media and digital literacy trainers.)
A journalist from Kazakhstan is advocating for openness and accessibility of information
Spreading Media Literacy in Central Asia
An International forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Last year, Internews’ partner Dobrye Vesti, an online platform, launched a campaign, in partnership with national media outlets, aimed at raising public awareness on the ubiquity of workplace-based sexual harassment and its impact on the status of women in Kazakhstan.
In Central Asia, as in other parts of the world, “fake news” and propaganda are becoming more prevalent and citizens are starting to understand that they need to take measures to combat the onslaught.