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

Brief Description

Article 13 of the Transitional Constitution adopted in 2011, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions on violence against women:

(1) Slavery and slave trade in all form are prohibited. No person shall be held in slavery or servitude.
(2) No person shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour except as a penalty upon conviction by a competent court of law.

Source of Information

The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan 2011 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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