Kyrgyzstan: Where Livestock & Daughters Are Pretty Much Synonomous

…with livestock currently enjoying a slight edge….

Kyrgyzstan: Efforts To Tackle Bride Kidnapping Hit Polygamy Snag

“Last summer [deputies] passed a law increasing criminal responsibility for stealing livestock,” she said. “Naturally, women’s organizations took offence. We understand the importance of livestock to farmers, but why isn’t there the same urgency when it [concerns] stealing daughters?”