Country Jordan
Year 2021
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

In March 2021, ammendments to the 2009 anti-trafficking law was approved. This included: higher sentences for traffickers, the formalised use of speacialised judges and prosecutors, establishing a donations based victims compensation fund.

Source of Information

The Government of Jordan's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Trafficking in Women and Girls

UNODC Supports Jordan and Lebanon to Respond to Trafficking of Refugees