Research and Reports
Last updated May 6, 2014
 
Contributed, in part, by Munksaruul Jargal, Mongolia National VAW Monitor, and Munkhsaruul Mijiddorj, National Center against Violence.
 
Implementation of Mongolia's Domestic Violence Legislation, The Advocates for Human Rights and National Center Against Violence, 2014. 
This report analyzes the real-life results that followed the Mongolian government’s enactment of the Law to Combat Domestic Violence (LCDV) in 2004. The Advocates and NCAV led two fact-finding missions in January and March 2013, traveling to seven cities in Mongolia and conducting 137 interviews, including with ministry officials, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), victims, social workers, police, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, governors, and health care workers. This report is also available in Mongolian
 
Implementation of the CEDAW in Mongolia:  Shadow Report on the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women  J. Zanaa, Center for Citizen's Alliance, Ts.Urantsooj and S. Dondov, Center for Human Rights and Development, and A. Saruul, National Center against Violence, 2008 (PDF, 32 pages)
This report describes the situation of Mongolian women in terms of political and economic rights, sexual harassment in educational institutions, trafficking, rape, and domestic violence, incorporating relevant laws and statistics. The report concludes by making recommendations on laws, policies, capacity-building, and victim support to the government, NGOs, and the CEDAW Committee.
 
General overview of and legislative environment for domestic violence in Mongolia- factsheet  National Center Against Violence, Citizens' Alliance, and Center for Human Rights Development, 2009 (PDF, 10 pages)
This factsheet includes the results of a survey on the prevalence of domestic violence and the needs of domestic violence victims.  It reports on the implementation of domestic violence legislation, notes other legislative remedies utilized by victims, and makes recommendations for legislative and policy changes to improve victim safety and increase offender accountability. The research was completed as part of the project implementation for "Legal environment on combating violence against women in Mongolia" funded by UNIFEM "Trust Fund" from 2006-2008.
 
National Center Against Violence, Citizens' Alliance, and Center for Human Rights Development, 2009 (PDF, 4 pages)
This report reviews the recent progress made on the national level on legislation against trafficking, and notes Mongolia's support of international conventions.  The report concludes that implementation of policies and programs to support victims has progressed more slowly and makes recommendations for improvements, including legislative amendments, research on trafficking, and services to victims. The research was completed as part of the project implementation for "Legal environment on combating violence against women in Mongolia" funded by UNIFEM "Trust Fund" from 2006-2008.
 
The situation of sexual violence and rape and relevant legislations in Mongolia National Center Against Violence, Citizens' Alliance, and Center for Human Rights Development, 2009 (PDF, 7 pages)
This factsheet summarizes current law and policy on rape in Mongolia and makes recommendations for improvements in law, protocols, policy, and public awareness. The research was completed as part of the project implementation for "Legal environment on combating violence against women in Mongolia" funded by UNIFEM "Trust Fund" from 2006-2008.
 
Legislations covering sexual harassment in the workplaces National Center Against Violence, Citizens' Alliance, and Center for Human Rights Development, 2009 (PDF, 5 pages)
This report includes recent research on prevalence of sexual harassment, the lack of legislation specifically addressing the issue, limited public awareness, and gaps in the knowledge of law enforcement.  The report includes recommendations for further study and for changes in law, policy and public education.  The research was completed as part of the project implementation for "Legal environment on combating violence against women in Mongolia" funded by UNIFEM "Trust Fund" from 2006-2008.
 
Country Gender Assessment - Mongolia, Asian Development Bank and World Bank, 2005 (PDF, 110 pages)
This document examines the gender aspects of poverty in Mongolia, economic development, human development, and national poverty and gender-based policies. The report also provides recommendations.
 
Service Delivery and Legal Advocacy: The Case of the National Center Against Violence. The National Center Against Violence. 2005. (PDF, 8 pages)
This case study discusses the formation of the National Center Against Violence and presents the challenges the organization has overcome to achieve success.
 
Trafficking Situation in Mongolia, The Center for Human Rights and Development, 2005.
This report discusses the trafficking situation in Mongolia as well as the applicable national and international law.
 
2004 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Mongolia, 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 Mongolia, and a subsection on trafficking.

Epidemiological Facts Sheets on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Mongolia, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO, 2004. (PDF, 14 pages).
This report provides statistical information about HIV/AIDS in Mongolia.

Violence Against Women and Women's Rights to Adequate Housing, D. Enkhjargal, National Center Against Violence, October 2003 (HTML, 4 Pages)
This report was prepared in cooperation with the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing for an Asian regional conference held in New Delhi, India. 

2003 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Mongolia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, 25 February 2004.
This report has a section on the status of women as well as a separate section on trafficking.

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 pages). 
This report has some information regarding discrimination and domestic violence against women in Mongolia. Information on Mongolia can be found on page 201.

Ways for Prevention of Violence: A Handbook, Mongolian Women Lawyers' Association and National Center Against Violence, 2002.
This Domestic Violence Handbook contains a comparative analysis with other national domestic violence laws, model legislation, and a draft of the Mongolian law against domestic violence.

Women in Mongolia: Mapping Progress Under Transition, Nalini Burn and Oyuntsetseg Oidov, UNIFEM, 2001. 

This publication describes the situation of women in Mongolia, particularly in the areas of social, economic, and political representation. The report concludes by making recommendations.

 

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