Achieving Equality by Supporting the Implementation of the National Gender Strategy of Uzbekistan
The main partner of the Project is the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Commission on Enhancing the Role of Women in Society, Gender Equality and the Family. The Project also cooperates with the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Committee on Women and Family Affairs, Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor's Office, State Statistics Committee, National Human Rights Committee and Ombudsman, as well as civil society organizations and media.
The overall objective of the project is to support the implementation of the Strategy for Achieving Gender Equality in the Republic of Uzbekistan, including:
- addressing gender biased stereotypes through amending the legislation, raising awareness and empowering women leaders;
- Improving socio-economic conditions and opportunities for women through enhancing their employment opportunities, including by promoting STEM initiatives;
- Improving the system of collection, analysis and regular monitoring of the gender-disaggregated data on women’s public and socio-economic participation, gender-based violence through developing methodologies for data collection and analysis and creating special digital tools for this in accordance with the provisions of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
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