Country Mauritania
Year 2003
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

This Act forbids practices or actions considered to be related to trafficking in persons — meaning the recruitment, transport, transfer of persons by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of deception, of abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payment or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/MRT/1 para. 139.