Materials with tag «harassment»


Uzbekistan develops support system for victims of harassment and violence
14 May 2024, 13:41

Uzbekistan develops support system for victims of harassment and violence

Inson Social Service Centers will assist victims of harassment and violence without requiring a protection order. Victims will receive a protection order within 24 hours of the incident being reported, enabling them to access medical and psychological support at hospitals 24/7.

Almost 4,800 convicted for domestic violence, sexual harassment in Uzbekistan in first quarter
13 April 2024, 10:30

Almost 4,800 convicted for domestic violence, sexual harassment in Uzbekistan in first quarter

In the initial quarter of the current year, 4,477 individuals faced administrative and criminal charges under domestic violence statutes in Uzbekistan. Among them, 318 were convicted of sexual harassment, while 40 were found guilty of disseminating intimate information.

666 individuals punished for sexual harassment in 2023 in Uzbekistan
9 February 2024, 09:26

666 individuals punished for sexual harassment in 2023 in Uzbekistan

Last year 666 people in Uzbekistan were found guilty of sexual misconduct. Additional 48 people were sentenced for disseminating adult content. Liability for wrongdoing is in force since April 2023.

Breaking silence: NeUyat exhibition in Tashkent sheds light on sexual abuse
8 November 2023, 11:46

Breaking silence: NeUyat exhibition in Tashkent sheds light on sexual abuse

NeUyat, the exhibition, a part of the eponymous festival aimed at breaking the culture of silence surrounding sexualized abuse, has opened in Tashkent. The main color of the exhibition is pink. The artists use it to highlight the way some in society perceive the issue they address as a social norm.

Uzbek President signs legislation to protect women and minors from violence
11 April 2023, 19:27

Uzbek President signs legislation to protect women and minors from violence

The President signed legislation aimed at protecting women and minors from violence, according to Saida Mirziyoyeva. The legislation not only criminalizes domestic abuse, harassment, and stalking, but also precludes those convicted of sexual violence from receiving parole or leniency in sentencing.


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