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06 March, 2019 / International
Norwegian Helsinki Committee Offers Small Grants Program for Central Asia

Norwegian Helsinki Committee Offers Small Grants Program for Central Asia

Organizations from all five Central Asian republics may apply for support for original and innovative projects focused on the promotion of human rights and democracy in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
15 November, 2018 / International
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance

FAO marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week by calling on farmers to boost farm hygiene
Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day farm operations.
27 June, 2018 / International
Invisible and exploited in Kazakhstan: New Report Sheds Light on the Plight of Kyrgyz Migrant Workers and Their Family Members

Invisible and exploited in Kazakhstan: New Report Sheds Light on the Plight of Kyrgyz Migrant Workers and Their Family Members

Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from Kyrgyzstan and neighbouring Central Asian states are forced to migrate to Kazakhstan in search of work. These individuals often fall victim to forced labour, unsafe and unsanitary working conditions, violations of the rights to maternity and childhood, as well as arbitrary arrests and deportations. FIDH and its partners have documented the plight of Kyrgyz migrants, in a report released today.
18 December, 2017 / International
Migrant children need special protection

Migrant children need special protection

ADC “Memorial” welcomes the adoption of important UN documents on the rights of migrant children, which include two Joint General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) – “On the general principles regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration” and “On State obligations regarding the human rights of children in the context of international migration in countries of origin, transit, destination and return”.
27 June, 2017 / International
Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan remain in the lowest possible ranking in the annual Trafficking in Persons Report

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan remain in the lowest possible ranking in the annual Trafficking in Persons Report

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan remain in the lowest possible ranking in the annual Trafficking in Persons Report
(Washington, DC) -- Today the U.S. State Department announced that the governments of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan remain in the lowest possible ranking, Tier 3, in the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.