Country
Year 2014
Type of Measure Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Gender courses are offered at institutions of higher education as electives and there is a plan to update more than 40 percent of all school curricula by 2014. The following courses are offered as part of studies in psychology: gender psychology, family counselling and child assistance, and family counselling and psychotherapy. The following courses are offered as part of studies in social work: gender psychology, family law, social work to prevent domestic violence, and the sociology of the family (at the Al-Farabi National University, the L.N. Gumilev Eurasian National University, the Abai National Teacher Training University and elsewhere).

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KAZ/3-4 para 296, 297, 298