This virtual museum empowers Kazakh women to claim their place in history

14 February 2019

Women of Kazakhstan is a virtual museum preserving the stories of powerful female icons past and present.

Founded and led by Dinara Asanova, the project uses a vibrant and varied mix of photographs, artwork, and archive material to document and promote women’s vital role in shaping Kazakh society.

It also features the inspiring — and often overlooked — work of prominent Kazakh women, from Second World War hero Manshuk Mametova to champion athlete Yuliya Galysheva.

​Women of Kazakhstan operates on Facebook and Instagram in Kazakh and Russian, and in English on Twitter.

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