Legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan on “protecting women from harassment and violence was raised on public discussion. The document regulates the actions ensuring prevention of women from harassment and violence in marriage, at work and educational institutions. In addition, it serves as legal and social protection for victims of harassment and violence.
The legislation clarifies the concepts of harassment and violence and identifies 4 types of violence.
Order - the document that leads to legal actions against individuals, who are maintaining harassment or violence towards women.
The preliminary version of the legislation was announced on legulation.gov.uz and suggestions will have been accepted by May 21.