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

Brief Description

Section 8 of the Constitution adopted in 1981, and amended in 2011, includes the following provisions on violence against women: (1) No person shall be held in slavery or servitude.
(2) No person shall be required to perform forced labour.

Source of Information

Belize Constitution Act 1981 (amended in 2011), UN Women Constitutional Database


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