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May 3, 2024, 9:38 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"4. Regulation of the family relations is performed according to the principles of voluntariness of the marriage union of the man and woman, equal rights of spouses in family, permissions of intra family questions by mutual consent, priority of family education of children, care of their welfare and development, ensuring priority protection of the rights and interests of minor and disabled family members" (4). The most recent laws noted in the WomanStats Database (since 1998) relating to women’s property rights are still current as of December 2022 and no changes have been made, as verified by consulting The Women, Business, and the Law database for 2022 (AMC - CODER COMMENT).more
March 31, 2024, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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March 30, 2024, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Tajikstan ranks as a Tier 2 country (85).
March 20, 2024, 4:16 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of nonmonetary contributions. The WBL database cites the following as a source: Family Code, Art. 34(3) (2).
March 16, 2024, 1:17 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-5

"Some sex workers accuse police of extorting money from prostitutes during raids or beating and insulting them while in custody. Authorities deny the allegations" (para 18). "'We get beaten up by clients, too. [If we call police, they] come and just write down our complaints, and that’s it,' says Zarina, a 21-year-old sex worker from Dushanbe" (para 19).
March 16, 2024, 1:17 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"Many woman involved in the business say they became sex workers because of the extreme poverty they face in Tajikistan, one of the poorest countries in Central Asia" (para 5). "Sex workers often keep the source of their income secret from their relatives, fearing strong stigmas attached to prostitution in the predominantly Muslim society" (para 12).
March 16, 2024, 1:17 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Mavjuda, a Tajik single mother in her 30s, makes her living by finding customers for a group of sex workers in the Tajik capital -- even though pimping and prostitution are banned in the country" (para 1). "Under Tajik law, running a brothel or being involved in the procurement of hired sex is a felony that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison. Repeat offenders face up to eight years in prison" (para 10). "Prostitution is considered a misdemeanor in Tajikistan, punishable by fines of up to $200. Repeat offenders face higher fines or up to 15 days in detention" (para 11).
March 16, 2024, 1:16 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-LAW-6

"Is there mandatory HIV/STI testing? There were reports in 2014 of forced medical testing of sex workers after police crackdown. Unclear if there is any formal provision in law for this" (para 4).
March 16, 2024, 1:16 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-LAW-4

"Is there mandatory registration? No" (para 5).
March 16, 2024, 1:16 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Is selling sex criminalised? It is illegal to solicit in a public place. Punishments were increased in 2015 to double fines and include home arrest if convicted" (para 1). "Is buying sex criminalised? No" (para 2). "Is organising/managing criminalised? Yes - organising commercial sex in any place (indoors or outdoors) is criminalised. Brothel-keeping and procuring are both illegal" (para 3).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Tajikistan who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 24 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Moldova, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Egypt, Oman, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Fiji, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Tajikistan was 17 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Tajikstan is 31.3% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Tajikstan is 74 years for women and 70 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in Tajikistan is 67.6 years for men and 71.5 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Namibia, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Togo, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"25.3 births per 1000 population"
June 22, 2023, 12:24 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

"According to the adopted amendments to the Law 'On state registration of acts of civil status', henceforth prohibited marriages between cousins and second cousins and sisters."
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Central African Rep, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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June 17, 2023, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LO-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), the law prohibits discrimination in access to credit based on gender. The WBL database cites the following at the source: Law on State Protection on Equal Rights Between Men and Women and Equal Opportunities in the Exercise of Such Rights, Arts. 3 and 12. According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can sign a contract in the same way as a man. The WBL database cites the following at the source: Family Code, Arts. 1(4) and 32. According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), a woman can register a business in the...more
June 17, 2023, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IAW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), female and male surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assets. The WBL database cites the following at the source: Civil Code, Arts. 1166 and 1169.
June 17, 2023, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IAD-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business and the Law" database (2022), sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parents. The WBL database cites the following at the source: Civil Code, Arts. 1166 and 1169.
June 2, 2023, 9:06 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

"'I married my first cousin and we wanted to make it official before the [July 1st, 2016] law banning cousin marriages takes effect,' said Alisher, speaking on condition of anonymity. Civil registry offices across Tajikistan say that in recent months they have noticed a rise in the number of applications for marriage licenses, a phenomenon they attribute to people trying to beat the ban on consanguineous unions. 'We are getting unprecedented number of applications from young couples, most of whom are first cousins,' an official from the Dushanbe civil registry department told RFE/RL's Tajik Service on condition of anonymity. The law banning marriages between blood relations was adopted in January...more
June 2, 2023, 8:59 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-8

This analysis collected data on the proportion of consanguineous marriages in 72 different geopolitical regions from www.consang.net in October 2010, referencing many of the same 381 surveys as Alan H. Bittles' report (1998) which included information for 6.55 million marriages. In cases when multiple estimates were provided for regions, they computed the mean percentage of consanguineous marriages by weighting individual estimates according to sample size. Table 1 of the appendix summarizes consanguineous marriage data. It shows that Tajikistan's weighted mean consanguineous percentage is 20% (VC-CODER COMMENT).
May 6, 2023, 1:08 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"Daughters and sons have the same right to inherit private land and property, as do female and male surviving spouses (art. 1166), and gender equality is maintained among subsequent lines of heirs (art. 1167-1168). Moreover, disinheritance of a surviving spouse is prohibited, with the law further stipulating that the inheritance of the widow shall not infringe upon his/her rights associated with matrimonial property, including the right of ownership to part of the estate acquired during marriage (art. 1172)" (3).