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The state guarantees women and men equal rights in the exercise of personal, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
The state provides women and men with equal rights and opportunities in the management of society and state affairs, equal participation in the election process, equal rights and opportunities in the spheres of health, education, science, culture, labor and social protection, as well as in other spheres of state and community life. Temporary special decree on ensuring the implementation of gender policy by the state in order to achieve real equality between women and men, expand their participation in all spheres of society, eliminate direct and indirect discrimination based on gender and prevent them. measures will be taken.

The Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On guarantees of equal rights and opportunities for women and men” adopted on September 2, 2019 was approved as a legal protection and legal guarantee aimed at the place of women in society.

In accordance with the law, it is established to establish Advisory Councils on issues of equal rights and opportunities for women and men in state bodies.

In order to increase the role of women and girls in society, to ensure the performance of the tasks specified in the minutes of the meeting of the Republican Commission on Gender Equality and Family Issues, to study the activities of the Advisory Councils established in state bodies and to determine the necessary measures to increase their effectiveness Working groups are being formed.

Uzbekistan began participating in the list of gender equality indicators from 2019. According to the status of 2019, the gender equality indicator of Uzbekistan took the 62nd place among 189 countries on the list. According to experts of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 29 women out of every 100,000 in Uzbekistan die due to gender inequality, and the birth rate for every thousand adolescent girls aged 15-19 is 23.8.

Along with Uzbekistan, Costa Rica and Uruguay are also on the 62nd place on the list of gender equality indicators with an indicator of 0.288. Kazakhstan ranks 44th, Kyrgyzstan 82nd, and Tajikistan 70th among the Central Asian countries, and Turkmenistan is not included in this list.

On September 2, 2019, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 562 “On guarantees of equal rights and opportunities for women and men” was adopted in Uzbekistan. The Gender Equality Commission has been operating in Uzbekistan since 2019. The Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbaeva is the Chairperson of the Commission on Ensuring Gender Equality of the Republic of Uzbekistan.