Country South Sudan
Year 2017
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Labour Act 2017 expands the forms of trafficking criminalized in South Sudan. Apart from seeking to protect job opportunities for the citizens of South Sudan, the Section 11 of the Labour Act prohibits the illegal movement of persons, into or out of South Sudan for the purposes of having an employee perform work for a person who organizes or assists in the organization of the illicit or clandestine movement or a third party. Sub-section (2) of section 11 of the Act also prohibits an employer from employing or engaging an employee whom the employer knows to be illegally present in South Sudan.

Source of Information

South Sudan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.85