Country Tajikistan
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 8 of the new Criminal Procedure Code 2010 guarantees due process to all.

Pursuant to Article 273, paragraph 2, of the CPC 2010, courts may sit in closed session in cases involving offences by persons under the age of 16, offences against freedom, and sexual and other offences, for the purpose of preventing the disclosure of information about intimate aspects of the lives of these participating in the proceedings or other information injurious to their dignity, and also in cases where this is necessary to ensure the safety of the participants in the proceedings and the witnesses, the members of their families and their close relatives.  Cases that are heard in closed session are held in compliance with all the rules of due process.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Tajikistan to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011