Over the last several years the Kyrgyzstan organisation Asteria, led by women who use drugs, has been engaging in the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), with the support of INPUD. Asteria partnered with a coalition of NGOs to develop and submit a shadow report documenting and visibilising rights violations against women from key populations. The shadow report also included recommendations for concrete actions that the committee can recommend to the State concerning problems for women key populations.