International Organization for Migration

IOM Mission
in Tajikistan

Migrants' Photos through a Migrant's Eyes

Bishkek  Sadbarg Gazieva, 38, sees more in the photographs than most of the other 100 or so people at the exhibition in the American University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

She looks longer, more deeply at the pictures of the shuffling, awkward people caught in time. The faces peering out of train windows, the cold, pinched faces on a building site, the exhausted faces lying on wooden bunks. The police shakedowns. She sees her life.

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2017 Global Migration Film Festival: Call for Entries

Switzerland — The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is inviting professional and emerging filmmakers to submit perception-changing films about the migrant experience for the second annual Global Migration Film Festival (5–18 December).

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Bahrom’s “Five Stars” in Darvaz

On the eve of the World Tourism Day, we will tell you a story of a success touristic business in the hearts of mountains in Tajikistan.

Bahrom Sangakov is 43 years old and has three sons. When he was young, he got a disability and now walks with a problem. This problem did not allow him to go to Russia or even Dushanbe to seek for a job as many other youth from mountains do. But if God looks at you, He gives your piece of bread even inside the stones. 

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Central and South Asia Share Experience on Combatting Human Trafficking

A two-day regional counter trafficking forum bringing together civil society representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan was hosted this week by the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

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Government and civil society partnership to combat trafficking in persons is in the centre of attention

Representatives of the Tajik government, civil society leaders and other human rights actors gathered in Dushanbe to discuss effective partnership in combating trafficking in persons in Tajikistan.

A two-day national forum on “Social and Legal Partnership in Combating Human Trafficking” organized on March 3-4, 2017 brought together key stakeholders in the Republic of Tajikistan to address human trafficking challenges and joint actions to fight trafficking and assist victims.

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From 16 hours of unpaid job in Russia to a blooming business in Tajikistan. Ganjina’s story

Up to 16 hours of work a day, living in a utility room, hunger, stress, and depression, and humiliation – that was Ganjina’s life for two years in Russia, where she went looking for job and prosperity, but found herself locked in a labor slavery.

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From exploitation in Russia to blooming business back at home

In late 2013, Jamshedov’s (surname is changed) were in a very difficult financial situation with Shahlo (name changed) and Malik (name changed) were left without a job at the same time. 

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