Country Samoa
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 8 of the Constitution adopted in 1960, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions:

(1) No person shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa 1960 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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