According to the Constitution, everyone has the right to liberty. Individual dignity is protected by the state. Nothing can be a reason for its derogation. The Labour Code establishes prohibition of discrimination, including on grounds of gender. Kazakh legislation does not contain a definition of sexual harassment. The Criminal Code has the follow types of sexual harassment: rape, sexual coercive actions, compulsion to the sexual coercive actions. Coercion of a person to sexual relationship or other actions of sexual nature by blackmail, threat of destruction, damaging or seizure of property or with the use of material or other dependence of injured person is punished by the fine in the amount of one thousand monthly calculation indices or correctional works in the same amount or restriction of liberty for the term of one year or imprisonment for the same term.
Kazakh legislation establishes criminal liability for offenses against sexual inviolability by the Criminal Code, however, does not focus on sexual harassment in the workplace. Also there are no employer's liability for failure to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sources: §16 and 17 of the Constitution, §4 and 6 of the Labour Code; §123 of the Сriminal Сode