Country Papua New Guinea
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 253 of the Constitution adopted in 1975, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions:Slavery, and the slave trade in all their forms, and all similar institutions and practices, are strictly prohibited.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea 1975 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database

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