Certain Issues Related to the Implementation of International Standards in Uzbekistan’s National Legislation with Regard to Improving Conditions of Detention of Women
Guzalkhon Akhmedova, Tashkent State University of Law, Tashkent Uzbekistan.
Manuscript received on September 23, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 6890-6897 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A2995109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A2995.109119
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Abstract: The article opens the publications which are relevant to the problems research in the penitentiary system. The main problems in the legislation developing process, disadvantages of the current system are critically described so that to fulfill the international standards of the penal policy. According to the provisions enshrined in international legal standards, the decision on the distribution of convicted prisoners between penal institutions should not create difficulties for convicts and their families. For social rehabilitation, convicts should be detained in penitentiary institutions close to their residence or at a distance as close as possible to him. In this regard, the author notes with satisfaction the efforts of international organizations that contribute to the development of women’s rights in Central Asia. For example, at the First Regional Meeting in Astana, the Representation of the International Prison Reform in Central Asia presented a project to improve the access of vulnerable categories of convicts to justice, where the vulnerable categories were noted as including not only people with disabilities, the elderly, the sick, those sentenced to death penalty, but also women. The present penal reforms in Uzbekistan lead to the discussion to recognize and implement those standards as the main policy on legislative level.
Keywords: Penitentiary system, legal behavior, international criminal law, female prisoners, crimes.