On February 5-6, 2019, representatives of Public Union “Abiyir El”, Public Union “Rural Life”, Public Foundation “DIA”, Public Foundation “Gulmaydan”, Association of Crisis Centers and Public Union “Equal Rights” took part in a seminar on the theme “Building the Work of Local Committees to Prevent Domestic Violence”. During the seminar, the participants were familiarized with a situational review of domestic violence, studied the legislation in the field of safeguarding and protection against domestic violence, discussed goals and objectives as well as principles of formation of local committees for prevention of domestic violence (CPDVs), and planned the activities of local CPDVs. 
 
The Association of Crisis Centers, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic and with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, held the seminar as a part of the project entitled “Promoting Local Committees for Safeguarding and Protection from Domestic Violence”. The project is aimed at implementing the Law “On Safeguarding and Protection from Domestic Violence” and strengthening the development capacity of the Committees for CPDVs in 27 local communities of Ak-Suu and Jety-Oguz Ryons of Issyk-Kul Oblast, Nookat and Karasuu Rayons of Osh Oblast, and in settlements of Bishkek, Chui Oblast.
 
 Training in Cholpon Aty

Members of the PU “Abiyir El” working together with representatives of other CSOs to be prepared for implementation of the project “Promoting Local Committees for Safeguarding and Protection from Domestic Violence” in coordination with other CSO partners.

Abiyir El Training in IKO

Chair of the PU “Abiyir El” Azis Toktosunov actively participates in a two-day training to get prepared for implementation of the project in Issyk-Kul Oblast.