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Tashkent Social Information Centre “Istiqbolli Avlod” was registered as a non-governmental, non-profit organisation by Tashkent Justice Department on May 16, 2001. The Mission of “Istiqbolli Avlod” is assistance in improving the life quality of citizens, protection of their rights and interests by implementing informational, social, socio-economic, educational and health-improving programs in society.

Tashkent Social Information Center “Istiqbolli Avlod”

Contact: Nodira Karimova, Director
Phone: +998 71 254 1287
Address: 22, 4th passage, Katta Mirobod Street Tashkent, 100015, Uzbekistan


Around one third of Uzbekistan’s population is under 18 years of age. Seven percent of children are married before they turn 18.

Children from Uzbekistan are subjected to trafficking for sexual purposes internally and abroad, mainly in the Middle East, Eurasia and Asia.


ECPAT International
Regional Overview: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Year: 2014

News from Uzbekistan


Age of Consent

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Extraterritoriality & Extradition


Active extraterritoriality is recognised for all offences under the Criminal Code as stated under Article 12 of the Criminal Code. Passive extraterritoriality is not provided under the Criminal Code. Double criminality is not required for proceeding with extraterritorial jurisdiction under Article 12 of the Criminal Code.

There is no general law on extradition beyond the Criminal Procedure Code. SEC related offences will be extraditable depending on the bilateral extradition treaties ratified by Uzbekistan. The extradition of Uzbekistani citizens is prohibited under Article 10(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code, unless otherwise provided by international treaties and agreements ratified by Uzbekistan. Double criminality is required for extradition under Article 10(5) of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Criminal Code of Uzbekistan, Criminal Procedure Code of Uzbekistan, 1994 (status as of 2023), 1994

CSAM Definition

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Background Check Required

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National Commitments

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Child Advocacy Centers

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SEC Police Unit

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Protection Standards Travel and Tourism

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Public SEC Case Data

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