“[A] woman is the owner of a cradle. It means if we don’t straighten them up, we won’t be able to straighten up our cradles, we won’t be able to straighten up our nation”. President of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbaev
Kazakh people have a proverb which says: “To prohibit a girl from forty things is like to prohibit a black slave from everything.” They believe that in education of a girl is not her mother’s responsible but the whole tribe. To respect a woman, you don’t use taboo words and have to be gentle. That’s the culture, which has been passed from generation to generation.
The future of Kazakhstan is definitely in the hands of honorable women. That is why it is very important to find a sort of relationship between tradition and today’s world in order to be able to connect the dots. To educate girls in a very authentic and faithful way, there are 30 of the 40 things in Kazakh’s tradition that a girl needs to follow: