In Ust-Kamenogorsk there took place the Forum of rural women which integrated creative, professional, active, the business lady, teachers, doctors, mothers having many children, veterans of work.
The program of the Forum of rural women of the East Kazakhstan region “Social responsibility, policy of the equal rights and equal opportunities” was extensive and included a plenary session, master classes, trainings, meetings with successful women.
As organizers the akimat of East Kazakhstan region , ULE “The Coalition for Green Economy and Development of G-Global”, the international organization “Expo&Women” and the international fund “Coca-Cola” with assistance of the National commission on affairs of women and family population policy at the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan acted.
Opened a meeting the deputy akim of East Kazakhstan region Asem Nusupova which emphasized importance of participation of women in development of the region.
“The purpose of our meeting – to realize the potential of women and to strengthen a role of representatives of the fair sex in development of rural territories by means of use of different state programs and garnet forms of financing. Also our task – discussion of problems and needs of rural women that work on improvement of quality of life was more address and specific, – told Asem Nusupova. – About 40-45 percent of residents of our area live in villages. At the same time, women head 3322 farms, 795 subjects of small and medium business. Also in the area from among women the akim of Borodulikhinsky district – Olga Bulavkina, 24 akims of rural districts, 57 deputies, 372 heads of state agencies”.
Today a key priority of social policy of area is support of large and needy families. All children from such families receive hot meals at schools, by September 1 will be provided at the expense of the regional budget with a school uniform. All children from large families and children with limited opportunities free of charge visit kindergartens.
On July 11 230 families in the village of all districts of the area received keys from the houses acquired on extrabudgetary funds.
Then Asem Nusupova handed cash bonuses and diplomas on behalf of Akim to area to unique heroines – veterans of work. Including 77-year-old Sabilya Kurmanova from Katon-Karagaysky district who all life with the husband is engaged in livestock production works the shepherd to this day. Raised 8 children, 16 grandsons, 12 great-grandsons.
Fine example of dedication and strength of mind is Erkasymova Zulfia who, working as the tractor operator-combine operator, lost both legs, but nevertheless got up on artificial limbs and now works the catering manager in Katon-Karagonsky district.
Rural women were addressed by the member of the National commission on affairs of women and family population policy at Asiya Khayrullin President of Kazakhstan.
“East Kazakhstan is a leader among regions of the country concerning advance of interests and women’s rights, gender equality, – Asiya Khayrullina emphasized. – A main goal – increase in the status and quality of life of rural women, access to education, medicine, culture. It as well as possible is suitable for realization of goals of decade where the emphasis is placed just on localization. That is each citizen on places has to make the contribution to development of the country. If to consider that in the republic 52 percent of women live in villages – it is excellent chance for them to obtain important information, motivation and support, to share experience”.
The subject was continued by the chairman of the board of ULE “The Coalition for ” Green Economy ” and Development of G-Global”, the member of council on transition to green economy at the President of Kazakhstan, the member of organizing committee of the Forum of rural women of Kazakhstan Saltanat Rakhimbekova which emphasized that it is already the second forum in the republic. In total will take place them 14 in different regions of the country. Her performance was very inspiring as it told about concrete examples of successful projects and opportunities of creation of business.
“Rural women stories same can inspire a selchanok which, for example, began the business, – told Saltanat Rakhimbekova. – Therefore we will organize such motivational platforms. Elbasa told several years ago that in the republic there have to be not less than 500 thousand private agriculture united in agricultural cooperatives. For support of large and needy families in the village the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the population of RK was allocated by grants on 500 thousand tenges. We help women to get grant support in the village and to begin to work”.
Spoke about participation of women in development of rural territories the akim of Borodulikhinsky district of EKO Olga Bulavkina. Also, mechanisms of the state support within the Program of productive employment of Enbek and DKB-2020″, available financing for subjects of agriculture and implementation of projects of SPA were presented to participants.
“The history of my success” held a parade the winner of the History of My Success nomination of a republican competition of 2018, the head of country economy “Aika” Aelita Akhmetsalimkyzy. She sounded an initiative about holding a competition among youth in promotion of ecotourism about prize-winning fund more than 1 million tenges.
Also master classes, author’s trainings in oratorical skill, traditional family values and modern gender policy took place.
In completion of the Forum diplomas are handed to the women who made a contribution to development of rural territories.