Country Zambia
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 15 of the Constitution adopted in 1991, and amended in 2009,  includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to torture, or to inhuman or degrading punishment or other like treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of Zambia 1991 (amended in 2009), UN Women Constitutional Database

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