Country Mozambique
Year 2007
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 2004, and amended in 2007, includes the following provisions:  All citizens shall have the right to life and to physical and moral integrity, and they shall not be subjected to torture or to cruel or inhuman treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Mozambique 2004 (amended in 2007), UN Women Constitutional Database

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