Country Australia
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description


The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking) Act 2013 enhances Australia’s legislative framework by expanding the range of exploitative behaviour that is criminalized, including the introduction of a new offence: forced marriage. This Act also improved the availability of reparation orders to individual victims of Commonwealth offences, including human trafficking and slavery.

Source of Information

Australian Government, National Review on Beijing +20, page 30


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