Country Kazakhstan
Year 2010
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


A one-week national initiative, “Family without Violence,” was conducted in August 2010 to promote the work of the internal affairs agencies aimed at preventing offences in the context of family and domestic relations. More than 12,000 police officers and more than 4,000 representatives of educational, health-care, labour and socialprotection bodies, commissions on women’s affairs and family and demographic policy, and NGOs participated. More than 11,000 problem families were checked, and more than 3,000 cases of violence committed against adults and some 300 against children were revealed. Following that occurence, more than 800 restraining orders were issued and administrative action was taken against more than 1,500 offenders. The local executive authorities have received more than 1,500 requests for assistance to families with reported violence

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KAZ/3-4 para 71