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They asked me where I lived and took me there." 'I Thought I Was Going To Die' The worst was yet to come.Once in the flat, Ajna recalls, her landlord and his friends, also Kyrgyz migrants, joined in the violence.She works there as a volunteer to assist others who faced challenges similar to that of her sister.Advocacy efforts by civil society groups, supported by UN Women, led to the final approval of the legislation toughening the sanction for the broadly practiced custom of bride-kidnapping.The video shows them strangling and beating her as she cowers on the ground."They kicked me, they insulted me, they threatened me with a knife," she says.Only one in 1,500 cases of abduction results in a judicial sentence in Kyrgyzstan [2].In a step in the right direction, on 20 December 2012, the Parliament approved legislation toughening the penalty for the widely-practiced custom of bride-kidnapping.

According to Ajna, the assault began in the Moscow metro when her boyfriend, a presumed member of the "patriots," saw her send a message from her mobile phone to a non-Kyrgyz male friend.The offense was previously punishable by a maximum three-year prison term.Even though Kyrgyzstan had ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international treaties which prevent violence and discrimination against women and girls, years of advocacy and mobilization was needed for the legal reform.You will break the chains, if you start fighting,” says Kamilla.This is what she usually tells survivors who come to the Women Support Centre to seek help.