Country Pakistan
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 11 of the Constitution adopted in 1973, and amended in 2015, includes the following provisions:

(1) Slavery is non-existent and forbidden and no law shall permit or facilitate its introduction into Pakistan in any form.
(2) All forms of forced labour and traffic in human beings are prohibited.

Source of Information

Constitution of The Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973 (amended in 2015), UN Women Constitutional Database

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