Country Oman
Year 1974
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description


The Omani Criminal Code defines slave trafficking as a criminal offence. Article 261 states that a term of from three to five years in prison shall be imposed on anyone who brings a person in a condition of involuntary servitude or slavery into or out of Oman, or in any way disposes of, receives, takes possession of or acquires that person or keeps him or her in that condition.

Source of Information

CRC/C/OPSC/OMN/1, p. 4