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Central Asia - International Conference on women's rights

13/11/2012 - 14/11/2012

Dushanbe - An international Conference on "Guaranteeing women's rights and improving mechanisms of access to justice for vulnerable groups " will take place on 13-14 November 2012 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

It is aimed both at legal professionals and the civil society of the five Central Asian states - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The Conference participants will look at the issues of access to justice for women and other vulnerable groups including victims of domestic violence. They will also discuss the socio-economic rights of women as well as the legal and social mechanisms of guaranteeing women’s rights such as mediation and free legal aid.

This activity is organised in the framework of the project "Equal before law: Access to Justice for vulnerable groups" funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and implemented by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.
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