On October 5, the Aigine CRC team held an online consultative meeting with Professor Ruth Mace of the College of the University of London, Department of Anthropology. Professor Ruth Mace with the team are planning to conduct a study in Kyrgyzstan on the topic “Demography and ecology of gender-biased harmful cultural practices – Behavioural Ecology of forced marriage in Kyrgyzstan.”

Aigine CRC team shared their vision of the situation with forced marriages, proposals for organizing field research in the country, as well as the role of local partners in the implementation of the project.