Country Kuwait
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

Article 24 bis of Amiri Decree No. 17/59 concerning the Aliens' Residence Act to prevent trafficking in persons states that “any person who facilitates an alien’s acquisition of a permit to visit or reside in the country and who obtains money or benefit in return or accepts a promise of either shall be punishable by a term of imprisonment of up to 3 months and a fine of up to 3,000 dinars, or either penalty.”

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KWT/3-4, para 66, A/HRC/WG.6/21/KWT/1 para 53