This paper presents and discusses the findings of a desk review on the state of migration and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of the populations in migrant-sending countries, including Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. In addition, it considers the qualitative data on the access of Central Asian internal and external migrants to antenatal and perinatal care, family planning services, and contraception, including condoms, safe abortion (legal in all countries under consideration), treatment of sexually transmitted infections,
The report documents information on the activities and outputs of country missions covered by RO Vienna. It also includes some information on relevant publications available in the region.
This project aims to support the Government of Turkmenistan in the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures on Identification of Victims of Trafficking, focusing especially on the psychological vulnerability of victims and applying a human rights approach to trafficking. And in addition, awareness raising and capacity of the judges will be improved on human rights of victims.
The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health – or simply “the right to health” – is explicitly formulated in an array of international law instruments, of which most Central Asian states are part. These instruments define states’ obligation to provide healthcare services for all, without discrimination based on health status, ethnicity, age, sex, disability, language, religion, national origin, income, social status or any other characteristic.
This issue provides overview of projects implemented in 2016 and next steps, Regional Migration Strategy Development Workshop, events , publications and more.
PROJECTS UNDER IMPLEMENTATION
The proposed project will contribute to increase the availability and accessibility of health services for migrants in the benefiting countries – Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan. This will be achieved through supporting the development of comprehensive and evidence-based migration health policies and legislation in line with international norms and standards. Two expected outcomes will contribute to the realization of this objective.
The present project is a follow-up of the previous INL funded project (2014-2015) on reducing drug use and will focus on extending the drug reduction efforts among internal and international migrants in the regions (velayats) of Turkmenistan. The objective of this project is to contribute to the drug reduction efforts of the Government of Turkmenistan through preventing substance abuse and identifying and referring drug users among external and internal migrants to relevant services.
The objective of this project is to contribute to collaborative efforts on Drug Reduction Programme in Turkmenistan through preventing substance abuse and identifying and referring drug users among international and internal migrants.
Overall objective of the project is to contribute to comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the Government of Turkmenistan on the linkages between migration management and health.