Country Tajikistan
Year 2007 - 2011
Type of Measure Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Following the adoption of the Education Act of the Republic of Tajikistan of 17 May 2004 and decision by the Board of the Ministry of Education of 2006, the issue has been included in the education curricula since 2007. This subject has been included in the secondary level of education and students can take the class for four hours per year. The subject deals with physical, psychological and sexual violence, protecting the rights of children, preventing violence against girls, human trafficking, and the relation between violence and HIV/AIDS infection.

Source of Information

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