Forced marriages – vulnerable women in Krygzstan

29 Mar

In Kyrgyzstan, there are many issues making women vulnerable, such as crippling poverty, lack of education and forced marriages.

There are increased levels of domestic violence, rising numbers of women turning to prostitution, as well as many being trafficked for sex to keep their families fed.

However, a Kyrgyzstan Red Crescent programme is providing a lifeline for many women facing desperate situations, helping improve their social and economic positions.

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