Country Uzbekistan
Year 1998
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The "National Action Plan for improving the status of women in Uzbekistan and improving their role in society in view of the Beijing platform and action plan" was confirmed on 30 March 1998. It strengthened the response to violence against women by calling for the development of "specialized measures including the creation of crisis centres."

Implementors: Ombudsman, National Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights, Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation, Women's Committee, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Labour, and the "Makhallya," "Nuronii," and "AGOS foundations.

Full Text

National Action Plan for Improving the Status of Women

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Uzbekistan to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009