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

Brief Description


Article 20 of the Constitution adopted in 1992, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: 1. Everyone has the right to inviolability of his or her body and to the protection by law of his or her health, honor and dignity; no one shall be subjected to torture, violence, coercion, corporal punishment or any form of treatment harming his or her body and health or offending his or her honor and dignity.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 1992, (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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