Country Sao Tome and Principe
Year 2003
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 36 of the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe adopted in 1975, and amended in 2003, includes the following provisions: Everyone shall have the right to physical liberty and to personal safety.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe 1975 (amended in 2003), UN Women Constitutional Database.

 
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