Country Seychelles
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 17 of the Constitution adopted in 1993 and amended in 2011 includes the following provisions:

1) Every person has a right not to be held in slavery or bondage.

2) Every person has a right not to be compelled to perform forced or compulsory labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of the Seychelles 1993 (amended in 2011 ), UN Women Constitutional Database

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