Research and Reports
last updated August 2013
 
Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Yakin Ertürk, Addendum:  Mission to Tajikistan. The report was submitted late in order to reflect the most recent information. The summary is being circulated in all official languages. The report, which is annexed to thesummary, is being circulated in the language of submission and in Russian only.
 
Domestic Violence in Tajikistan, The Advocates for Human Rights, October, 2008.
 
Women and Men in the Republic of Tajikistan, Tajikistan State Statistics Office, 2008.
 
Briller, Vladimir, Tajikistan Country Case Study, Country Profile prepared for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2008.
 
Non-governmental Organizations of Tajikistan, “Shadow Report on the Realization of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women,Dushanbe, November 2006.
 
The Second Shadow Report on the Realization of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: By Public Organizations of Tajikistan
 
 
Khegai, Margarita, Polygamy Research in Tajikistan, Report on the Pilot Research Conducted in Dushanbe, Khatlon's Urban and Rural Areas, February-April 2002.
 
Special Rapporteur's observations, 2008.
 
UNDP:  Civil Society and Human Development in Tajikistan
Safarova, Marina, Abdurakhmanvoa, Anjelika, and Kasymova, Rano, EU Gender Watch:  A Gender Analysis of EU Development Instruments and Policies In Tajikistan, Representing Central Asia, The Network of East-West Women-Poland, Dushanbe, Khujand 2007.
 
Human Rights Violations in Tajikistan Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, 37th Session, in partnership with Tajik NGOs, Geneva-Dushanbe, November 2006, Unedited version.
Anti-Discrimination Committee Urges Tajikistan To Go Beyond Declaratory Laws, Use Practical Measures, Like Quotas, To Advance Women's Equality, at http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2007/wom1604.doc.htm
 
2004 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Tajikistan, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, 28 February 2005.
Section 5 of the report contains a paragraph on the status of women in Tajikistan, and a subsection on trafficking.
 
Human Rights in the OSCE Region: Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2004 (Events of 2003), International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 23 June 2004. (PDF, 9 pages).
This report discusses the situation of human rights in Tajikistan and has a part on women’s rights.
 
Trafficking in Persons Report: Tajikistan, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, 14 June 2004.
This report provides an evaluation on the situation of trafficking in Tajikistan.
 
2003 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Tajikistan, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, 25 February 2004.
This report has a section on women as well as a separate section on trafficking.
 
Book That Highlights Human Trafficking Problem in Tajikistan, Tajikistan Interior Ministry, 2004.
Karim Soliev, a staff member at the academy of Tajikistan's Interior Ministry, presented a book on 19 August with practical recommendations for fighting human trafficking in Tajikistan.  He noted that the Interior Ministry's Department for Fighting Racketeering, Kidnapping, and Human Trafficking has opened 14 criminal cases since its creation on 28 April.
Human Rights in the OSCE Region: Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2003 (Events of 2002), International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 24 June 2003. (PDF, 9 pages).
This report discusses the situation of human rights in Tajikistan.
 
Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective - Violence Against Women, Addendum 1, Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 27 Feb. 2003. (PDF, 435).
This report has information regarding rape, prostitution, trafficking and domestic violence against women in Tajikistan. Information on Tajikistan can be found on page 215.
 
Survey of Legislative Frameworks for Combating Trafficking in Persons, Kristi Severance, American Bar Association, Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (CEELI), January 2003.
This survey presents an overview of the status of anti-trafficking legislation in 21 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, including Tajikistan. The survey includes an overview of the scope of the problem and a summary of the role of the UN.
 
Human Rights in the OSCE Region: The Balkans, the Caucasus, Europe, Central Asia and North America Report 2002 (Events of 2001), International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 28 May 2002.
This report discusses the situation of women’s rights in Tajikistan.
 
A Human Rights Report of Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children: Tajikistan, The Protection Project, March 2002.
This report discusses statistics relating to trafficking and other related activities in Tajikistan. It also provides some discussion on domestic and international legal protections.
 
Deceived Migrants from Tajikistan: A Study of Trafficking in Women and Children, International Organization for Migration, 2001. (PDF, 84 pages).
This report provides background on trafficking in Tajikistan and the government response to the phenomenon. The report also analyzes the situation and makes recommendations.
 
A Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Women in OSCE Member States, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 19 June 2000. (PDF, 91 pages).
This report provides specific information including criminal code provisions regarding trafficking of women in Tajikistan. Information on Tajikistan can be found on page 66.
 
U.S. Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012 http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2012&dlid=204413
 
United States Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons 2013 Report 
http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2013/index.htm
 
Violence Against Women: Report on the 1999 WHO Pilot Survey in Tajikistan, WHO, 2000. (PDF, 44 pages).
This report presents the findings from the pilot survey conducted on violence against women in Tajikistan. The findings demonstrate the high levels of violence experienced by women of all backgrounds. The report concludes by making recommendations on how to respond to the situation.
 
Women 2000-An Investigation into the Status of Women's Rights in Central and South-Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 11 May 2000. (PDF, 13 pages).
This is a resource for researching women's rights in Tajikistan. The report discusses domestic violence, sexual abuse, and sexual exploitation, citing legal provisions and statistics when possible.
 
Women and Gender Relations in Tajikistan, Jane Falkingham, April 2000. (PDF, 150 pages).
This report describes the status and role of Tajik women, important gender aspects during Tajikistan's transition and the need to ensure gender equality in the emerging socio-economic system.
 
 
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