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

Brief Description


Article 44 of the Constitution adopted in 1991, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: Children shall be protected against all forms of abandonment, physical or moral violence, sequestration, sale, sexual abuse, work or economic exploitation, and dangerous work.

Source of Information

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


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