Project on Prevention of Domestic Violence
Public Organization Mahbuba
Public Organization “Mahbuba” has been implementing project activities in Vakhsh and Bohtar districts since 2001.
PO “Mahbuba” main activities include:
- Legal, psychological, social work support to the victims of domestic violence and their families;
- Outreach work with groups of men, women, pre-marriage age young people, school students, religious leaders, teachers and district police officers;
- Behavior change and awareness raising on negative effects of domestic violence and its prevention through social campaigns and advocacy.
In the framework of the project PO “Mahbuba” closely cooperates with local administration representatives (hukumats and jamoats), community and local councils, religious leaders, Registrar Offices, schools and media as well as with law enforcement agencies with a view to changing the traditional attitude towards domestic violence and promoting human rights and opportunities of DV victims.
For the period of August 2011-August 2012 180 clients have addressed to the PO, out of which 34 were men and 146 – women.
The information about the 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.
Lenin Str. No.31,
Vakhsh district, Khatlon region, Republic of Tajikistan
Tel: 8 (32 46) 2-46-86