Country Venezuela Bolivarian Republic of
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 54 of the Constitution adopted in 1999, and amended in 2009, includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to slavery or servitude. Traffic of persons, in particular women, children and adolescents, in any form, shall be subject to the penalties prescribes by law.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 1999 (amended in 2009), UN Women Constitutional Database

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