Kyrgyzstan: Bride-Training TV Show Divides Audiences

A reality TV show in Kyrgyzstan, Kelin, which roughly translates into English as bride, is raising hackles for what detractors assert is its demeaning depiction of women and their role in society. In the Kyrgyz variation of this well-worn format, it is not a prospective groom, but a stern mother-in-law, or kainenye, who the contestants must impress. The challenges include cow-milking, gardening, cooking and cleaning. (Photo: Screenshot from Kelin on KTRK)

A reality TV show on a state broadcaster in Kyrgyzstan is raising hackles for what detractors assert is its demeaning depiction of women and their role in society.
 

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The original commentary was posted by kloop.kg in Russian on February 6.

Kyrgyzstan: Bride-Training TV Show Divides Audiences

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