Training for women activists was held in Batken

July 14, 2021, 08:28

On 12 July 2021, Osh State University organized a training for women activists from the villages of Jany-Jer, Internatsional, Maksat and Arka in the Leilek region who were affected by the conflict on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. The training was conducted to teach girls, women and their families how to organize psychosocial support and provide psychological assistance in crisis situations. The trainers Joldosheva Akchach, the head of the Department of Psychology at Osh State University, and Sadikova Rezhan, a practicing psychologist at the Department, provided practical training on how to manage emotions in different situations, how to provide psychological support to people in their environment, methods of psychological support to children depending on their age, and how to deal with stress.


"On behalf of the women from the affected villages in Leilek district of the Batken region, we thank the organizers of the training. Now we are in great need of help, emotional support and moral and psychological help for those people who have been stressed. I came to Osh and received a very useful lesson from Osh State University", - said GulmiraAshirmatova, member of the Jany-Jer local Council.


This training was implemented within the project "Empowerment of women and girls exposed to migration for inclusive and peaceful development of society" by the International Public Foundation "Rosa Otunbayeva Initiative" together with the UN Women in Kyrgyzstan, International Organization for Migration, International Labor Organization, Community Development Alliance, AT&C with the financial support of the UN Peacebuilding Fund.