Country Myanmar
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 359 of the Constitution adopted in 2008 includes the following provisions on: The Union prohibits forced labor except hard labor as a punishment for crime duly convicted and duties assigned by the Union in accord with the law in the interest of the public.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar 2008, UN Women Constitutional Database

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