Kyrgyzstan drops criminalisation attempt

Source (institute/publication): 
Tais Plus

The media in Kyrgyzstan has published an announcement by Dastan Bekeshev, the Parliament Deputy that the Kyrgyz Government have withdrawn their Draft Bill on administrative punishments for sex work. 

Read the report (In Russian) at

Tais Plus campaigned heavily against this initiative, as we reported in October here.

This is the second time Tais Plus' advocacy efforts have been successul after similar attempts in 2006 to criminalise sex work were also stopped.