Open Line

Established in 2009, Open Line is an NGO based in Bishkek and operating in different parts of Kyrgyzstan which supports victims of 'bride kidnapping' through counselling and legal advice. Open Line also develops social campaigns on violence against women and undertakes research, legal and policy advocacy, capacity-building of state actors and public education to end the practice of bride kidnapping and other forms of gender-based violence.

Grant History
SRT has supported Public Fund Open Line since 2015.
Total funds received to date: £253,000
Current grant: £120,000 over 3 years
Grant start: 1st October 2019

Located in Kyrgyzstan
Working in Kyrgyzstan
Programmes Women's Rights