Country Malawi
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 27 of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi adopted in 1994, and amended in 2010, includes the following provisions: (1) No person shall be held in slavery or servitude.
(2) Slavery and the slave trade are prohibited.
(3) No person shall be subject to forced labour.
(4) No person shall be subject to tied labour that amounts to servitude.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Malawi 1994 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database.

 

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