5, prostitution has been blamed for a rise.
But life is not all rosy in Kyrgyzstan.
5, in the capital, Bishkek, the former red-light district of Pravda Street is now devoid of prostitutes.
There are some cases when law enforcers know what a girl does to earn her living and start blackmailing her.The article requires the prosecutor to prove the offender used force, blackmail, fraud, deception, or abduction for cases of sex trafficking regardless of whether the victim is a child or adult.The government initiated five sex trafficking investigations under article 124 in 2016.Captain Abdylda Erdolotov of the Jalalabad city myspace chatterom borte police department estimates that around 20 per cent of all sex workers in the city are from Uzbekistan.Such situation in some regions of the country hinders the access of NGOs to sex workers to conduct HIV prevention interventions: distribute condoms, offer testing, conduct awareness-raising activities, and consultations.Since the start of the purge, our organization has been monitoring the dynamics in the coverage of sex workers with prevention programmes in Bishkek, says the head of Tais Plus NGO."Liberal attitudes and a weak legal framework on this issue is making Kyrgyzstan the sex capital of the Fergana valley region he said, adding that many fear moral decay within will be mirrored by a declining international image."Any person who has police ID or wears a police uniform can do this with us, while we have to keep silent.Uzbek prostitutes are more vulnerable than their Kyrgyz counterparts, according to local pimp Manzura.
Once they have joined the sex trade, Uzbek women are then attracted by the higher earnings and a more stable currency over the border in Kyrgyzstan.However, police marks stipulating sex workers paying money to the law enforcers for the so-called protection and permit to work are still there."They are afraid that their identities will be taken at the hospital and passed on to the police, who will then stop them from working in Kyrgyzstan in the future said Razilya Danikulova, a lawyer with the Ayalzat (Womanhood) NGO.Women and girls are subjected to sex trafficking abroad, reportedly in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE India, Russia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, and within the country.In Kyrgyzstan, sex work is decriminalized, which means that it is neither an administrative nor a criminal offense.7 The United States Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons ranks Kyrgyzstan as a 'Tier 2' country.
Fear of exposure prevents Uzbek prostitutes from seeking treatment for venereal disease.
Kyrgyz police officers allegedly exploit female trafficking victims, including some younger than age 18, for sex both in saunas and on the street.