Country Ghana
Year 1996
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 16 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana adopted in 1992, and amended in 1996, included the following provisions on violence against women:

(1). No person shall be held in slavery or servitude.
(2) No person shall be required to perform forced labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Ghana 1992 (amended in 1996), UN Women Constitutional Database


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