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Ashgabat discussed the creation of a system to combat gender-based violence

A seminar was held in the capital of Turkmenistan to discuss the development of a national Turkmen system to respond to violence against women. The event was organized by UNFPA and the United Nations Development Program in Ashgabat. It was reported by Orient news, citing a UNDP press release.

Seminar participants included members of government agencies and ministries and representatives of public organizations.

Shemshat Atadjanova, head of international relations at the Institute of State, Democracy and Law, noted in her presentation at the seminar that Turkmenistan's work in this area is consistent with the National Action Plan on Gender Equality. In accordance with this plan, activities are being carried out to strengthen the operational multi-sectoral system of response to violence against women.

Photo: UNDP office in Turkmenistan

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