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Tajiks Discuss Prevalence Of Domestic Violence

Tajiks Discuss Prevalence Of Domestic Violence
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Organized in part by the United Nations, a new campaign was launched in Tajikistan this week aimed at educating men and women about domestic violence. Prominent Tajiks, including celebrities and religious figures, are taking part. Domestic violence remains socially acceptable in Tajikistan, where calls to eliminate it are often dismissed as "foreign" meddling in local traditions. Here's what some married men and women in the capital, Dushanbe, had to say on the subject. (RFE/RL's Tajik Service)