IOM Tajikistan Newsletter

Migrant Workers and Their Families Improve Knowledge on HIV Prevention

The International Organization for Migration in Tajikistan continues its successful information campaigns on HIV prevention among migrant workers and their families in thirty-five districts of the

The 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

On June 19, 2013 U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced the release of the thirteenth annual report on human trafficking (Trafficking in Persons or TIP). This report is compiled in order to stimulate action and create partnerships to combat human trafficking around the world. “Trafficking in persons” and “human trafficking” are used as umbrella terms for the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for labour or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion.

IOM Provides Legal Support to Women Heads of Migrant Households in Tajikistan

On 1 March 2013, IOM with the financial support of the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) launched a new project on legal empowerment of women heads of migrant households in the southern province of Tajikistan. 

Expanding the Awareness among Foreign Migrants in Tajikistan on HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis

Together with the Ministry of Health, the Migration Service and other governmental, international and public organizations, IOM Tajikistan continues its efforts to improve the access of foreign migrant workers to health care services within the country.  The project is made possible through the financial support of the IOM Development Fund.