HRW | ‘Violence with Every Step’: Weak State Response to Domestic Violence in Tajikistan

“Aren’t you yourself to blame?” a prosecutor said to Zebo, when she tried to report her husband’s abuse. “Everything will work out fine. Go home.” From 2015 to 2019, the HRW conducted research and interviews on domestic violence in Tajikistan and how it affects every aspect of survivors’ lives, including their work.