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

Brief Description


Article 37 of the Constitution adopted in 1992, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions:

1. Children shall be protected, cared for and educated by the State, family and society; children may participate in child-related issues. Harassing, persecuting, maltreating, abandoning or abusing children, exploiting child labor or other acts that violate children's rights are prohibited.

Source of Information

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

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