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12.12.2013
In the Agency on Statistics under the President of Tajikistan conducted a Round Table discussion on issue of the importance of strengthening activities in the field of Gender Statistics.

On December 12, 2013 in the Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan (AS) conducted Round Table where have to be presented the new gender web page and programs on the development of gender statistics in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period 2014-2015.

During the Round Table participated Director of the Agency for Statistics under the President of Tajikistan - Ms. Hasanova Gulnora Kenjaevna , Country Director Tajikistan Resident Mission of ADB Mr. C. C. Yu., AS staff members, representatives of ministries and agencies, international organizations and NGOs.

The event was organized within the implementation of TA-7563 REG: Promoting gender-inclusive growth in Central and West Asia developing member countries - Capacity development in gender statistics for the agency on statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan (44067-012) funded by Asian Development Bank in the amount of 22 700 U.S. dollars. An executor of the project selected the Republican Public Organization “Fund for Poverty Reduction". It should be noted, that such initiatives have also been successfully implemented in the Republics of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan under the above mentioned initiative of ADB.

 During the Round Table on the basis of demonstrated presentations by participants were voiced questions about the future sustainability of the gender web page, the terms of its updating, recommendations for further placement of gender indicators in wider format and improvement of access to indicators of gender statistics in various areas of statistics. In the process of the Round Table have been suggested number of comments to ensure the effective and timely implementation of the Program on Development of Gender Statistics in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period 2014 - 2015. 

Development of production, analysis and dissemination of gender-specific data in Tajikistan affected by the existence of great need among potential users. One of the most powerful incentives in the development of Gender Statistics are international obligations, the importance of which increases especially in connection with reporting under CEDAW and the MDGs. Additionally, the National Development Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2007 - 2015, Strategy for Improving the Living Standards of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period 2013 - 2015 both are the catalysts for the collection, analysis and use of gender-specific data .

In this regard, the implementation of such initiatives in the country is an important contribution to the development of the national statistical system, which will undoubtedly contribute to the development of Gender Statistics, reflecting the processes of democratization , national planning and monitoring social and economic development.