Country Iran Islamic Republic of
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The “Act to Combat Human Trafficking” was drafted and passed following Iran’s inheritance of the “Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children”. In the Act to Combat Human Trafficking, provisions have been made for the rights of women and children and punishments devised for those who engage in these crimes.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/20/IRN/1, 2014 para.86