Country Kyrgyzstan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Naryn region’s administration arranged regional media and television appearances on the prevention of violence against women and the inclusion of women in positions of power. Round tables and seminars with the participation of local government agencies, non-governmental organizations and citizens were organized at which explanations were given of family legislation, including with regard to entering into marriage and the drawing up of marriage contracts.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Kyrgyz to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008