The legal framework for adoption is being revised
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Senate Committee on Women and Gender Equality, at a meeting in the building of the Yuksalish national movement, discussed the draft law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Connection with Improving the Legal Basis of the Adoption Procedure".
It was attended by members of the Senate Committee on Women and Gender Equality, deputies of the Legislative Chamber, representatives of the National Guard, employees of other ministries and departments.
During the event, it was especially noted that improving the legal framework for the adoption procedure is one of the topical issues, since in our country the need for the adoption of children is high. In 2017 alone, 4,000 children were legally adopted in court. This figure was 4.1 thousand in 2018 and 4.3 thousand in 2019.
At the meeting, amendments to the legislation were actively discussed with the participation of members of the Committee and the expert group, responsible ministries and departments. It was determined that the changes made will be revised based on the suggestions and comments made.
It was also noted at the event that the adoption of this project will serve to fully ensure the protection of the rights of the child, suppress illegal work on the adoption of children and prevent trafficking in children.