Country Palau
Year 1992
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article IV, Section 11 of the Constitution adopted in 1981, and amended in 1992, includes the following provisions: Slavery or involuntary servitude is prohibited except to punish crime. The government shall protect children from exploitation.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Palau 1981 (amended in 1992) UN Women Constitutional Database

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