USAID helps to protect and support victims of domestic violence in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK  — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded $230,000 in grants to eleven civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Kyrgyz Republic to protect and support survivors of gender-based and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds will be used to expand shelters, provide psychological and legal support to victims, and enhance other efforts in this field across the country. These grants are provided through the USAID Jigerduu Jarandar project, the U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyzstan said.