The National Action Plan for implementing the recommendations of the UN Commission on Eliminating Discrimination against Women, according to the results of the review of the first national report of the Republic of Uzbekistan, confirmed on 3 October 2001, contains the following points regarding violence against women:
"Providing protection to women from violence, including from domestic violence."
Organizing instruction in order to improve the level of awareness of women regarding all forms of violence.
Organizing broadcasts on radio and television regarding cases of violence against women and measures for its prevention.
Conducting the systematic study of cases of trafficking in women and girls and providing quarterly information on this question to the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Ensuring the bringing to criminal justice of persons engaged in trafficking in humans.
Collecting information regarding troubled families and providing training in the makhallyas for women in order to improve their legal culture and undertaking measures for finding them jobs.
Organizing "crisis centres" for the social, psychological, and legal rehabilitation of women.
Conducting educational work among parents and youth regarding negative consequences of early marriages.
Implementers: Women's Committee, Ministry of Justice, public movement "Kamolot," the "makhallya" Foundation, the "Oila" Centre,Khokimiyaty, law-enforcement agencies, American Bar Association, Uzteleradio Co., mass media.
Source of Information
Response of the Government of Uzbekistan to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009