EQUAL RIGHTS AND SAFEGUARDS FOR WOMEN

EQUAL RIGHTS AND SAFEGUARDS FOR WOMEN

On September 19 this year, a round-tablewas held at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan to elucidate the law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On provision of equal rights and opportunities for women and men” and “On the protection of women from violence and abuse”. The event was attended by the deputy governor of the Shaikhontaur region Z. Takhirova, head of the department for youth, spirituality and education F. Kurbanova, the chairman of the women’s committee of the conservatory S. Khamdamova, chairman of the regional council of NDPU I. Abdullaeva, chairman of the “Women Scientists” association for Shaikhontaur region, doctor of microbiological sciences Z. Akhmedova, imam of the “Yahye Kori”  mosque D. Umartaev.

At the beginning of the eventit was explained that the purpose of the law is to regulate relations to protect women at work, place of study and at home from various kinds of harassment and violence and its prevention.

Owing to the large-scale reforms carried out in the country, the role of women in various spheres of society has been increasing, and the adopted law have served to ensure gender equality, guaranteed equal rights and opportunities for women and men. During the event students received answers to all their questions. 

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