Members of the Senate of Oliy Majlis, representatives from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, civil society organizations and international experts, gathered in Tashkent and Ferghana on 10 and 12 December 2019 for roundtable discussions on national and international good practices and challenges in women's participation in the prevention of violent extremism and other crimes among women, with the support of the Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Effective national legislation combined with well-functioning policy measures is key to all preventive efforts on female criminality, including radicalization. Particular focuses of the roundtables were both the promising experience of Uzbekistan in the re-integration of women returning from the conflict zones and the existing international practices. The roundtables were organized by the Committee on Women and Gender Issues of the Senate of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan and OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan in co-operation with the OSCE Secretariat.
The organized roundtable is part of the OSCE extra-budgetary project “Support to Women’s Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan” with financial support from the Governments of Finland and Norway.