Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Republic of Turkmenistan
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
Chapter X. Guarantees of Human and Civil Rights and Freedoms
Ensuring human rights and freedoms is the highest goal of the state.
The state shall ensure the rights and freedoms of human and citizen, enshrined in the Constitution and laws.
Everyone shall have the right to defend his or her rights and freedoms by all means not prohibited by law.
Everyone shall be guaranteed judicial protection for his or her rights and freedoms and shall have the right to appeal to court any unlawful decisions, acts, or omissions of state bodies and other organizations, their officials.
Everyone shall be guaranteed the right to have his or her case examined by a competent, independent, and impartial court within the time limits established by law in order to have his or her rights and freedoms restored.
Everyone shall have the right, in accordance with the legislation and international treaties of the Republic of Uzbekistan, to apply to international bodies for the protection of human rights and freedoms if all available domestic remedies have been exhausted.
Everyone shall have the right to compensation by the State for damage caused by unlawful decisions, acts, or omissions of State bodies or their officials.
National human rights institutions shall supplement the existing forms and means of protecting human rights and freedoms, promote the development of civil society and enhance the culture of human rights.
The State shall create conditions for organising the activity of national institutions of human rights.
The rights of incapacitated and lonely elderly persons, persons with disabilities and other socially vulnerable categories of the population shall be protected by the state.
The State shall take the measures to improve the quality of life of vulnerable categories of the population and to enable them to fully participate in social and public life and to enhance their ability to provide for their basic necessities of life independently.
The State shall create the conditions for full access of persons with disabilities to objects and services of the social, economic and cultural spheres, and promote their employment and education, and shall ensure the opportunity to obtain the necessary information without hindrance.
Women and men shall have equal rights.
The State shall ensure equal rights and opportunities for women and men in the administration of public and state affairs and in other spheres of social and state life.