Country Congo
Year 2002
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 10 of the Constitution of the Republic of the Congo adopted in 2002 includes the following provisions: Any individual, any agent of the State, any public authority who would be rendered culpable of acts of torture or of cruel and inhuman treatment, either on his own initiative, or under instructions, is punished according to the law.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of the Congo 2002, UN Women Constitutional Database.

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