Member of the Supervisory Board of the PA Human Rights Center for Citizens against Corruption (CAC)
Saltanat Baetova is a Member of the Supervisory Board of the PA Human Rights Center for Citizens against Corruption (CAC), one of the most prominent human rights NGOs in Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Baetova joined CAC in 2006 as a legal expert and was involved in analyzing legislation on extractive industries and budget systems. From 2007-2008 Ms. Baetova worked with CAC as a liaison to the Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP), in order to advance women’s human rights, leadership and political participation. She also coordinated the New Tactics in Human Rights Project implemented by CAC in association with the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), Minneapolis, Minnesota. The project aimed towards adapting new human rights defenses in Kyrgyzstan. The project also used a number of tactical notebooks, translated into the Russian and Kyrgyz languages, to address situations pertaining to women’s rights, as well as making the government pay attention to other human rights issues. She also works on The International Foundation for the Protection of Human rights Defenders’ website where she updates content and translates it into Russian. After graduating from Osh State University Law Department and before joining CAC, Ms. Baetova was a Constitutional law lecturer at the International University in Kyrgyzstan and Osh Technological University.