Country Singapore
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 10 of the Constitution adopted in 1963, and amended in 2015, includes the following provisions:

(1)  No person shall be held in slavery.
(2)  All forms of forced labour are prohibited, but Parliament may by law provide for compulsory service for national purposes.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Singapore 1963 (amended in 2015), UN Women Constitutional Database

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