Country Jordan
Year 2019
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Cabinet approved a proposed bill amending the Law on the Prevention of Human Trafficking of 2019. The bill provides for a special chapter to: 
- ensure protection for victims affected by such crimes; 
- create appropriate conditions for their assistance and care; 
- grant women temporary residence until completion of litigation proceedings; and translation and a guide to and from the court. 
Additionally, to reduce crime and achieve deterrence, sanctions have been toughened on perpetrators of trafficking crimes and perpetrators of crimes against women and girls.

Source of Information

Jordan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.38-39