About 32,780 women victims of harassment and violence received protection orders
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – Over 32,780 women victims of harassment and violence were issued protection orders.
Of these, more than 27,000 cases of harassment and violence were committed in the family, more than 3,000 on the street, more than 1,000 in a public place, 81 in an educational institution, 429 in the workplace.
In 9155 cases, women were subjected to physical violence, in 68 cases - sexual violence, in 340 cases - economic violence, in more than 18 thousand cases - psychological pressure and in more than 6 thousand cases - harassment.
In Ferghana region, 2,520 cases of harassment and violence were revealed, in Khorezm region – 1,501; and Andijan, Samarkand, Kashkadarya and Navoi regions have seen decreases in harassment and violence.
As a result of the issuance of protection orders, more than 16,000 families were reconciled, more than 14,000 conflicts were eliminated, including, as a result of 2,862 officially issued protection orders, administrative / criminal liability was established, and violated women’s rights were restored.
In order to prevent cases of violence against women and coordinate work on social rehabilitation, substantiated proposals were made for 6 resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers, and 4 bills. 8 ministries and departments adopted a joint decision on a cooperation program for July-December 2022 to organize events aimed at strengthening the family and supporting women.
Together with 9 ministries and departments, a joint program of measures for the early prevention of negative situations among people who have left for a long time in foreign countries and minors, as well as targeted work with women on preventive records, has been developed and directed for implementation.
In order to expand the social rehabilitation service for women living in remote areas, 135 social counseling centers have been established at 28 regional and exemplary inter-district centers. More than 5,000 women receive counseling and guidance from these centers.