Country Somalia
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 24 (5) of the Constitution adopted in 2012 includes the following provisions:

(5) All workers, particularly women, shall have a special right of protection from sexual abuse, segregation and discrimination in the work place. Every labour law and practice shall comply with gender equality in the work place.

Source of Information

Provisional Constitution for the Federal Republic of Somalia 2012, UN Women Constitutional Database

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