Tajik children are subjected to sex trafficking in Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Sex tourism[ edit ] Tajikistan is a sex tourism destination for Afghans.
Today, Tajikistan is the poorest among the former Soviet republics. Industry consists mainly of small obsolete factories in food processing and light industry, substantial hydropower facilities, and a large aluminum plant - currently operating well below its capacity.
The government has not ruled out issuing another Eurobond to generate auxiliary funding for its second phase. Tajikistan often delays devaluation of its currency for fear of inflationary pressures on food and other consumables.
The article prescribes penalties of five to 15 years imprisonment. Mineral resources include silver, gold, uranium, antimony, tungsten, and coal.
Remittances from Russia increased inhowever, bolstering the economy somewhat. In some cases, migrant laborers abandon their families, making women more vulnerable to trafficking as sole providers for their families. Some women who travelled to Syria or Iraq with promises of marriage were instead sold into sexual slavery.
Tajik women and girls are transported to Afghanistan for the purpose of forced marriage, which can lead to sex trafficking. Recent slowdowns in the Russian and Chinese economies, low commodity prices, and currency fluctuations have hampered economic growth.
Since the end of the civil war, the country has Peopke half-hearted reforms and privatizations in the economic sphere, but its poor business climate remains a hindrance to attracting foreign investment. The civil war severely damaged an already weak economic infrastructure and caused a sharp decline in industrial and agricultural production.
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