Country Swaziland
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 14 of the Consitution adopted in 2005 includes the following provisions:

(1) The fundamental human rights and freedoms of the individual enshrined in this Chapter are hereby declared and guaranteed, namely –
(e)  protection from inhuman or degrading treatment, slavery and forced labour,  arbitrary search and entry;

Source of Information

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Swaziland Act 2005, UN Women Constitutional Database

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