Project on Prevention of Domestic Violence

Crisis Center Bovari ba fardo

Crisis Center “Bovari ba fardo” was established in Dushanbe in June 2004 with the support of the Committee for Women and Family Affairs (CoWFA) under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Crisis Center “Bovari ba fardo” provides psychological, legal counseling, social work services to victims of domestic violence and their families via individual, hot-line or group consultations as well as representation in a court and outreach and awareness raising events on the various levels.

Clients of the CC are assured of privacy and confidentiality, equality, respect and free of charge services which are the fundamental principles of the CC’s activity.

The main goal is reduction of the affect of psychological trauma, prevention of DV cases, maintaining psychological health, building capacity and empowerment of victims of domestic violence.

The target beneficiaries of the Crisis Center “Bovari ba fardo” are mainly clients from Dushanbe and Regions of Republican Subordination.

The Crisis Center “Bovari ba fardo” closely cooperates with CoWFA, Department of Family Medicine under the city health centers No.1, 8, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Social Protection of the Population, Employment Centers, Public Organizations working on prevention of violence, as well as with local newspapers, radio and TV.

For the period of Dec. 2011 – Dec. 2012 945 clients addressed to the Crisis Center, out of which 96 were men and 849 – women.

The information about the CC clients is introduced to the Republican Integrated Database (developed by Panorama Fund) and is further reflected in annual reports prepared by the National Bureau of Statistics.


Lahuti Str. 14 (in the building of Committee on Women and Family Affairs of Tajikistan, 2nd flour)

Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe,

Tel: 8 (37) 227 97 66