Country Sierra Leone
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 19 of the Constitution adopted in 1991, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions:

(1) No person shall be held in slavery or servitude or be required to perform forced labour or traffic or deal in human beings.

Source of Information

Constitution of Sierra Leone 1991 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

For more information please click here.