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Calling Out Kazakhstan on Domestic Violence

The United Nation’s top women rights body has criticized Kazakhstan’s government over its poor record on domestic violence and protecting women with disabilities. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has voiced concerns that the offences of “intentional infliction of minor injury” and “battery” – the most common means of prosecuting domestic violence in Kazakhstan – have been decriminalized. Expand Participants protest against discrimination and gender-based violence during a rally held by members of feminist organizations and social activists in Almaty,…

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