International Organization for Migration

IOM Mission
in Tajikistan

Youth against human trafficking in Tajikistan

USAID’s Dignity and Rights project implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM) and in cooperation with the Aga-Khan Humanities project of the University of Central Asia organized a two-day national debate tournament on human trafficking among the best youth teams from all over the country.   

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IOM supports Tajik academics and practitioners to share research findings on trafficking in persons

Fighting human trafficking in Tajikistan and the consolidation of the country’s victim-centered support system were the focus of an academic conference held today at the Tajikistan National University (TNU) in Dushanbe. The conference was dedicated to the World Day against Trafficking in Persons commemorated annually on 30 July. 

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Act and educate to #EndHumanTrafficking

2019 World Day against Trafficking in Persons in Tajikistan

The IOM network of civil society partners in Tajikistan is marking the 2019 World Day against Trafficking in Persons through a programme of events engaging local youth and potential migrants. 

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Money from honey: Bee colony helps family of former migrants

Father and son Isroilovs both returned from labour migration in Russia ill and unable to perform hard physical works anymore. At a remote village close to Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan they’d have a hard life, if not a solution in type of an easier job –beekeeping. IOM with funds from USAID Dignity and Rights project provided Isroilovs with honeybee colonies and protective clothing sets, as well as trained them on apiculture.

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Child refugee in Afghanistan, young migrant worker in Russia, and now a successful farmer at home, in Tajikistan

Navruzshoh, for the first time, started selling lemon and tomato, both fruits and plants he harvested from his own greenhouse built with International Organization for Migration – UN Migration Agency (IOM) support. 

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Spent a decade in migration, but found happiness at home

Eleven years of labour migration, re-entry ban, three years of occasional small earnings home – that’s how Mirzoshoh spent a decade and half of his youth before found out about an International Organization for Migration (IOM) program, which created him an opportunity to employ himself and a team of him and stay home by family. 


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Cleaner in Russia, employer at home: Story of a childhood dream coming true

Last summer she was an unemployed mother of two schoolgirls and a husband with special needs. Today she expands her tailoring business, employs girls at neighborhood, and passes her tailoring skills to daughters. Sadorat Alimurodova, 42, does not stop thanking IOM for a revolution she had in her life, when received tailoring equipment in September 2018 and started doing what she knows best and loves best – sewing beautiful ladies’ dresses.

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Housewife-turned-breadwinner: IOM empowers Tajik women and changes social stereotypes

When Oyjon Nurmatova got married at 19, as every young lady she dreamed of a happy family with loving husband and lovely children by her, not that in ten years she would have to leave her far remote village in south of Tajikistan for one of biggest cities of the world – Moscow seeking for a job to feed her three children, mother-in-law, and imprisoned husband.

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International Organization for Migration - Mission in Tajikistan

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