DUSHANBE , February 28, Asia-Plus - A two-day international conference formally titled “Interaction between Crisis Centers for Women and Law Enforcement Agencies in Germany : Ways of Introduction in Central Asia ” ended in Dushanbe Tuesday [February 28].

The conference participants included representatives from the Association of Women Scientists of Tajikistan, the Association of Female Lawyers of Tajikistan, as well as representatives from Kazakhstan ’s Crisis Center for Women, German Women’s Center “Altenbuken” and other women’s NGOs. 

The conference considered issues related to the situation with violence against women and legislative initiatives aimed at reducing number of such cases.  

Representative from the German Women’s Center “Altenbuken”, Ms. Ursula Gutknecht, telling the conference shared an experience of interaction between women’s crisis centers and police in Germany .  

The conference was staged by the Ministry of Interior, the Friedrich Ebert Fund Office in Tajikistan and the “Jahon” Public Association.