Country Gambia
Year 2007
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Trafficking in Persons Act 2007 is being enforced throughout the country. This is a comprehensive piece of legislation that addresses, amongst other things, the problems of trafficking in women and children. The main purpose of the Act is to prevent, suppress, and punish the perpetrators of trafficking in persons, and to rehabilitate and reintegrate survivors of trafficking.

Source of Information

The Government of Gambia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, Section pg 38