ASTANA, May 15 /ITAR-TASS/. The training seminar “Prevention of Domestic Violence - Tendencies and Issues” has begun in Astana for Division of Women’s Protection against Violence inspectors of the Ministry of Interior, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday, May 15.
The seminar, taking place in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk on May 15-16, has been organised by OSCE Centre in Astana and the Kazakhstan Interior Ministry.
The event is aimed at building capacity of regional division’s inspectors in the fight against domestic violence and providing sufficient protection for domestic violence victims. The training seminar is one in a series of five events planned this year. The other two training seminars will be implemented in the cities of Kokchetau and Atyrau.
The OSCE Centre in Astana, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan and U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan have also organised seminars for judges on combating human trafficking.
The May 15-16 seminar “Combating Trafficking in Human Beings” for district courts judges is the second 2014 seminar in a series of events to build capacity of local judges in the fight against human trafficking.
The seminars, being held in Astana, will assist judges in learning topics like common misconceptions made by judges in considering trafficking cases, classification of crimes associated with human trafficking and other topics with application of national legislation on trafficking in human beings, the OSCE said.