NHC issues joint statement to CEDAW
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, with the Public Foundation Nota Bene, Human Rights Center, and Child’s Rights Center, issued a joint statement to CEDAW (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) regarding the rights to reproductive health in the Republic of Tajikistan.
The joint statement was drafted in response to the implementation of Article 12 of CEDAW and question 16 of the List of Issues of CEDAW to the 3-4 periodic reports of the Republic of Tajikistan on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination of Women. The NHC is currently involved in a project to counter the discrimination of women and children in the Republic of Tajikistan and surrounding states.
The joint statement contains the results of the analysis of the Strategic Plan on the reproductive health of the population until 2014, as well as general situation with the rights to reproductive health in the Republic of Tajikistan. In addition to the analysis, the document offers recommendations to improve reproductive health in the country.
To read the NHC’s full joint statement, click here.
To read more about the NHC’s project to counter the discrimination of women and children in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan, click here.
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