Country Nicaragua
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 40 of the Constitution adopted in 1987, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions: No one shall be subjected to servitude. Slavery and slave trade in any form are prohibited.

Source of Information

Constitution of  Nicaragua 1987 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database

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