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March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"That women are often unable to exercise their rights to an equal share in marital property owing to the transfer of such property to the families of the husband or other third parties" (10).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence of deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society, which discriminate against women and perpetuate their subordination within the family and society and which, among other things, are reflected in women’s educational and professional choices, their limited participation in political and public life, their unequal participation in the labour market and their unequal status in marriage and family relations. The Committee recalls that such stereotypes are also root causes of violence against women and expresses concern at the prevalence of harmful practices that discriminate against women, such as child and/or forced...more
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-DATA-2

"While noting the slight increase in the number of women elected as heads of mahalla, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including the decline of women’s representation in...the diplomatic service (only 3 per cent of ambassadors are women)" (6).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"...rural women occupy only 4.2 per cent of managerial positions in agriculture, primarily occupy low-paid positions and earn 82 per cent of men’s salaries" (9).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

" The Committee notes with concern that cases of domestic violence against women are underreported, given that it is considered a private matter, that there is limited use of protection orders and that cases are taken mainly to local bodies known as the mahalla for reconciliation. It further notes that, notwithstanding the State party’s efforts to establish a facility in 2015 for vocational training for women who are victims of violence, victim assistance and protection services are insufficient, given that there are only two shelters" (4-5).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The Committee urges the State party: ...(b) To accelerate the adoption of the bill on equal rights and opportunities for men and women" (3). This recommendation implies that Uzbekistan does not already have have a law on equality between men and women (CODER COMMENT-BCT).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-3

"The Committee remains concerned at the persistence of deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and stereotypes concerning the roles and responsibilities of women and men in the family and in society, which discriminate against women and perpetuate their subordination within the family and society and which, among other things, are reflected in women’s educational and professional choices, their limited participation in political and public life, their unequal participation in the labour market and their unequal status in marriage and family relations" (4).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"The Committee remains deeply concerned at the prevalence of violence against women, in particular domestic and sexual violence" (4).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, at: ...The list of occupations that are prohibited for women, which appears to be overly protective, overemphasizes women’s role as mothers and places excessive restrictions on working time, overtime work and night work for women, thereby limiting their economic opportunities in several areas" (7).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the adoption of an action plan to combat trafficking in persons for 2015-2016 and a programme of cooperation for 2011-2013 between States members of the Commonwealth of Independent States on combating trafficking in persons. It is concerned, however, at: ...(b) Discrimination against women in prostitution" (5).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, at: ...The list of occupations that are prohibited for women, which appears to be overly protective, overemphasizes women’s role as mothers and places excessive restrictions on working time, overtime work and night work for women, thereby limiting their economic opportunities in several areas" (7). "The Committee notes with concern the disadvantaged status of women in rural areas, in particular that only 9 per cent of all farms are headed by women and that rural women occupy only 4.2 per cent of managerial positions in agriculture" (9).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"The Committee is concerned at the general lack of updated statistical data, disaggregated by sex, age, ethnicity, geographical location and socioeconomic background, which are necessary for an accurate assessment of the situation of women, to determine whether they suffer from discrimination, for informed and targeted policymaking and for systematic monitoring and evaluation of the progress achieved towards the realization of women’s substantive equality in all areas covered by the Convention" (10).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"The Committee notes with concern that there is insufficient knowledge among the branches of government of the rights of women under the Convention, the concept of the substantive equality of women and men and the Committee ’s general recommendations. It is further concerned that women themselves, especially those in rural areas, are unaware of their rights under the Convention and thus lack the information necessary to claim those rights" (2). "The Committee notes with concern the disadvantaged status of women in rural areas, in particular that only 9 per cent of all farms are headed by women and that rural women occupy only 4.2 per cent of managerial positions in...more
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The Committee notes with appreciation that the State party has established a minimum quota of 30 per cent for women candidates on the electoral lists of political parties for parliamentary elections" (3).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is also concerned at the lack of data on voters disaggregated by sex, a unified database of citizens and the absence of cross-referenced data between the Central Election Commission and the various ministries, and insufficient information on women voters who may be excluded from registration on the lists of voters because they live in their husband ’s home without permanent or temporary registration" (6).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"That article 15 of the Family Code currently provides for different minimum ages of marriage for girls (17 years) and boys (18 years), with the possibility of authorizing the marriage of a girl at 16 years of age" (10).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1, DV-LAW-1

"The Committee further notes that the bill on prevention of violence in the family contains a definition of violence against women, including domestic violence, but remains concerned at the delay in its adoption" (5).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"While noting the intention of the State party to review the school curricula and textbooks, the Committee remains concerned about the persistence of some negative stereotypes of women in those curricula and textbooks" (7).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"The Committee is concerned, however, at: ...The lack of information on legislation prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace, on the number of prosecutions and convictions and on the sentences imposed on perpetrators" (7).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes the adoption of the following institutional and policy framework elements: (a) Action plan for 2015-2016 on the prevention of trafficking in persons, in 2015" (2). "The Committee notes the adoption of an action plan to combat trafficking in persons for 2015-2016 and a programme of cooperation for 2011-2013 between States members of the Commonwealth of Independent States on combating trafficking in persons. It is concerned, however, at: (a) The lack of information on the number of complaints, investigations, prosecutions and convictions relating to trafficking in, and exploitation of the prostitution of, women and girls and on victim support and rehabilitation programmes" (5).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"That the practice of early marriage and polygamy persists, in particular in rural areas, although both practices are in principle sanctioned by law" (10).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: IRP-LAW-2

"The Committee notes the adoption of an action plan to combat trafficking in persons for 2015-2016 and a programme of cooperation for 2011-2013 between States members of the Commonwealth of Independent States on combating trafficking in persons. It is concerned, however, at: ...(b) Discrimination against women in prostitution, the absence of shelters and crisis centres for women in prostitution adapted to their needs and the lack of exit and reintegration programmes for women who wish to leave prostitution" (5).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-DATA-4

"The Committee reiterates its previous concern (see CEDAW/C/UZB/CO/4, para. 15) that the Women’s Committee, designed as the national machinery for the advancement of women, has the status of a non-governmental organization and does not receive funding from the State party, which limits its effective functioning in promoting women’s rights and gender equality. The Committee is concerned that the national machinery lacks the status, authority and human, technical and financial resources from the State budget that are necessary to effectively promote the implementation of the Convention. While noting the adoption of a national plan for the implementation of the Committee’s previous concluding observations, the Committee is concerned that there is no...more
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"While noting the slight increase in the number of women elected as heads of mahalla, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including the decline of women’s representation in the Oliy Majlis (from 22 to 16 per cent), notwithstanding the 30 per cent quota for women candidates on party lists, and in the public administration (27 per cent), the civil service (19 per cent), the judiciary (13 per cent) and the diplomatic service (only 3 per cent of ambass adors are women), owing to persistent traditional and patriarchal attitudes, the lack of effective temporary special measures and...more
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"The Committee notes with appreciation that the State party has achieved parity in primary and secondary education" (7).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: GP-DATA-6

"While noting the slight increase in the number of women elected as heads of mahalla, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including the decline of women’s representation in the...the judiciary (13 per cent)" (6).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The Committee remains deeply concerned at the prevalence of violence against women, in particular domestic and sexual violence, in the State party and at the lack of statistical information on violence against women disaggregated by age and relationship between the victim and the perpetrator" (4).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration in 2010 of the State party’s fourth periodic report (CEDAW/C/UZB/4) in undertaking legislative reforms, in particular the adoption in 2013 of amendments to article 47 of the Code of Administrative Liability, establishing the liability of parents,caregivers or guardians if they prevent children, including girls, from receiving compulsory secondary education or secondary specialized vocational training" (1). This amendment indicates that secondary education is mandatory for girls and boys (CODER COMMENT-BCT).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"While noting the slight increase in the number of women elected as heads of mahalla, the Committee remains concerned at the low percentage of women in political and public life, in particular in decision-making positions, including the decline of women’s representation in the Oliy Majlis (from 22 to 16 per cent)" (6). The Oliy Majlis is the parliament of Uzbekistan (CODER COMMENT-BCT).
March 28, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"While noting the adoption of a national plan for the implementation of the Committee’s previous concluding observations, the Committee is concerned that there is no comprehensive national plan of action to promote gender equality and that a proper monitoring and accountability mechanism has not been established" (3).