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Below you will find links to legal-normative acts and international treaties ratified by the Kyrgyz Republic that support the rights of women, men, children, and other family members and describe their obligations to one another. For further details on common legal issues such as divorce, child custody, and others, please refer to our detailed resources available here: Legal Empowerment.

You can also contact our team or reach out to a trusted advocate if you need a legal consultation or representation. Please get in touch with us here: contact us.

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Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic:

Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic (RU, KG)

Domestic Legislation:

Family Code of the Kyrgyz Republic (RU, KG)

Children’s Code of the Kyrgyz Republic (RU, KG)

Misdemeanor Code of the Kyrgyz Republic (RU, KG) – see especially Section 16 Articles 75 – 81 on domestic violence, failure to pay child support, and other family-based rights and obligations. [Effective January 1, 2019].

Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on the Prevention of and Protection from Family Violence

You may need to refer to the Civil Procedure Code, Criminal Code, and Criminal Procedure Code, among others, for more information on your rights and how to protect them in court. Please get in touch if you are in need guidance on legal issues.

International Agreements:

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (ratified by KG 6-Mar.-1996).

Convention on the Rights of the Child (ratified by KG 12-Jan.-1994).

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and their Family Members (ratified by KG 15-Apr-2003).

Convention on Legal Aid and Legal Relations in Civil, Family, and Criminal Cases (ratified by KG 19-Mar.-2004).

 

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