Bashkirian authorities helped return a woman who was in slavery for 30 years in Turkmenistan

The authorities of Bashkiria helped a woman who had been in slavery in Turkmenistan for 30 years to return to Ufa, she will be provided with social assistance. This was reported on October 4 by RIA Novosti with reference to a representative of the regional government.

According to the interlocutor, the head of the republic, Radiy Khabirov, was approached by a resident of Ufa, Rashida Sudakova , on social networks with a request to help her sister Gulbina Gilvanova , who had been unable to leave Turkmenistan for 30 years, to return to her homeland . It turned out that the woman was being used as a free labor force, she had forgotten the Russian language and had no documents.

As a 19-year-old citizen of the USSR, Gulbina left for Turkmenistan, ostensibly to meet the young man's parents.

“I constantly worked for people, cleaned houses, worked in vegetable gardens, mowed grass. She returned home, and her husband drank, mocked, scolded, even kicked in front of his son. I didn’t go to the police, because all my husband’s acquaintances were there, the same… ”, the woman said.

Her husband became her slave owner. In one of the villages of Lebapa, where she lived, Gulbina served dozens of families, and the man took the profit for himself. A miracle happened when one of the villagers learned about the fate of the woman and found her relatives.

The interlocutor of RIA said that having learned about the fate of Gulbina, "the head of the region gave instructions to provide the necessary assistance." Specialists from the Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Bashkiria and the Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan participated in the rescue of the woman. Tickets for Gilvanova were bought at the expense of the republic. She was given money for the first time, the republican authorities will help with social and labor rehabilitation. They will help you get a Russian passport.

He noted that Gilvanova currently lives with her relatives.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan