Cote d'Ivoire

Region
Africa
Regional Court
African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
Regional Organisations
African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
African Union
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
ECOWAS
Legal System
Civil
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
08 December 1961
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
Not Party
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
10 December 1970
1966 ICCPR
26 March 1992
1930 Forced Labour Convention
21 November 1960
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
05 May 1961
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
07 February 2003
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
25 October 2012
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
15 February 2013

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
Provisions related to slavery are found in the Constitution at article 3 prohibiting slavery and article 376 of the Criminal Code prohibiting entering an agreement to alienate another’s freedom. Child slavery is also prohibited as one of the worst forms of child labour under article 4 of the Prohibition of Child Trafficking and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Law.  
Provisions related to institutions and practices similar to slavery are found in the Prohibition of Child Trafficking and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Law which prohibits practices similar to slavery, debt bondage and serfdom  in article 4, however this applies only to children in the context of the worst forms of child labour.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Prohibition of Child Trafficking and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Law which prohibits servitude in article 4, however this applies only to children in the context of the worst forms of child labour.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Constitution which prohibits forced labour at article 3 and the Criminal Code which penalises imposing work or service on others for which they have not voluntarily offered themselves. Forced and compulsory labour are also absolutely prohibited by article 3 of the Labour Code. Compulsory labour of children is prohibited as one of the worst forms of child labour under article 4 of the Prohibition of Child Trafficking and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Law.   
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the 2016 Law on the Fight Against Trafficking in Persons at article 4. Traffic in children is also prohibited by article 21 of the Prohibition of Child Trafficking and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Law.

Legislative Provisions

1966 AWAD REPORT

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COTE D'IVOIRE

CRIMINAL CODE

LABOUR CODE

LAW NO. 2010-272 PROHIBITION OF CHILD TRAFFICKING AND THE WORST FORMS OF CHILD LABOUR

LAW NO. 2016-111 ON THE FIGHT AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

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