Country Colombia
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 13 of the Constitution adopted in 1991, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: The State shall especially protect those individuals who on account of their economic, physical, or mental condition are in obviously vulnerable circumstances and shall sanction the abuses or ill-treatment perpetrated against them

Source of Information

Political Constitution of Colombia 1991 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database


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