Kyrgyzstan UPR Submission 2019 - Equality Now

Kyrgyzstan UPR Submission 2019

Kyrgyzstan Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

Thirty Fifth Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

January - February 2020

This submission deals with our concerns with regard to definitions of sexual violence crimes enabling impunity for perpetrators, legal provisions allowing impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence, failure to provide mandatory prosecution for sexual violence, and further harm to adolescent girl survivors of sexual violence and Forced Marriage. 

Submitted by: Equality Now, Associate Professor Dr Nadejda Prigoda, Human Rights Movement, Bir Duino-Kyrgyzstan’ (BDK), Public Association, ‘Ensan Diamond’ and PA “Alga” (Chui oblast)