Women of the East


27 Prospect Rudaki, k. 16
73500 Pendjikent
Leninabad oblast
Tel: 5-53-94, 5-22-78, 5-23-04
Contact: Fatima Sharipova

The Tajikistan Branch of Women of the East was founded in 1996. It works on issues related to peace, ecology, human rights, cultural heritage, and the welfare of women and children. It participated in the anti-nuclear action, "Peace Wave," to close the nuclear facility in Lob Nor. It plans to open a Civic Reception Center which will provide social and legal advice and support to women, the poor, and refugees. Women of the East has 57 active members and 137 volunteers.

Last updated:    November 1998

A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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