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

Brief Description

According to Section 15 of the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan, every person of marriageable age shall have the right to marry a person of the opposite sex and to start a family according to their respective family laws. No marriage shall be entered into without the free and full consent of the man and woman intending to marry.

Source of Information

The Government of South Sudan, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 24

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