On March 16, 2018, more than 50 representatives of civil society organizations and government bodies participated in the workshop aimed at analyzing the situation on domestic violence in Chui Oblast and implementation of the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection against Domestic Violence”. The participants discussed the draft secondary legal acts (SLAs) on implementation of the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection against Domestic Violence”, made their comments on the draft SLAs, and developed a joint work plan for all bodies involved in safeguarding and protecting against domestic violence in Chui Oblast.

In March-April 2018, the Association of Crisis Centers, in partnership with the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, and the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government of the KR in Chui Oblast, with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, will organize a series of such workshops in all regions of the country. The workshops will be held to discuss the draft SLAs, to collect recommendations and submit the finalized draft to the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and responsible state bodies.

Photo 1 Association of Crisis Centers Workshop 16 03 2018 speakers IMG 5057

Executive Director of the Association of Crisis Centers Tolkun Tulekova (from left to right); Head of the Department on Gender Issues of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Roza Bekmatova, moderator of the workshop “Implementation of the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection against Domestic Violence”: discussion of the draft secondary legal acts and development of the joint implementation plans for stakeholders involved in Chui Oblast”; the Coordinator for Health Sector of Chui Oblast Baktygul Mamytova; and representative of the Chui Oblast Education Department Almagul Kozhokeeva opening the workshop.

Photo 2 ACCs Workshop on Law against domestic violence 16 03 2018 IMG 5070

The participants of the workshop received the draft legal secondary acts on implementation of the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection against Domestic Violence” to provide their comments and suggestions.

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The participants of the workshop actively discuss the draft secondary legal acts and make comments and suggestions taking into account their practical experience in this area.

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Civic activists raise problems existing on the ground on domestic violence, and also ask to consider ways of solving them jointly.

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Expert of the Association of Crisis Centers Cholpon Akmatova presents the draft of secondary legal acts on interagency interaction of organizations, rendering assistance to victims of domestic violence, and standard corrective programs for working with persons who have committed a domestic violence.

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During the workshop, the participants actively participate in “Questions and Answers” session to raise issues regarding prevention and reduction of domestic violence at the local level.

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During the workshop, the participants study the draft of secondary legal acts on implementation of the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection against Domestic Violence”. The participants work in groups to develop joint plans for the bodies involved in Chui Oblast.