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

Brief Description

Section 13 of the Constitution adopted in 1996, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions:  No one may be subjected to slavery, servitude or forced labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996 (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database

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