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

Brief Description

Article 60 of the Constitution adopted in 2014 includes the following provisions on violence against women: The human body is inviolable and any assault, deformation or mutilation committed against it shall be a crime punishable by Law. Organs trade shall be prohibited, and it is not permissible to perform any medical or scientific experiment thereon without a certified free consent according to established principles in medical sciences and as regulated by Law.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt 2014, UN Women Constitutional Database


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