Alternative Report of the NGOs on the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the Republic of Tajikistan

This report has been prepared jointly by a group of non-governmental organizations of Tajikistan which work on various problems of the protection of the child. The coordination, collection and processing of the information was carried out by the public foundation “Legal Initiative”. The following organizations have contributed to the preparation of the report:

  1. «Human Rights Center»;
  2. «Law and Prosperity»;
  3. «Independent Center for Human Rights Protection»;
  4. «Bureau on Human Rights and Rule of Law»;
  5. The League of the Women with Disabilities «Ishtirok»;
  6. «Khayot Dar Oiyla».

The report includes the issues of respecting the rights of the children belonging to distinct vulnerable groups: children with disabilities, children from the families abandoned by migrants, neglected children (street children), children refugees, as well as individual thematic rights of the child: the right to protection from torture and violence, right to housing, and others. In particular, it covers the following articles of the Convention: 2, 3, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 37, 40. Unfortunately, due to the limited human resources and time we could not cover the remaining articles.