Country Estonia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 18 of the Constitution adopted in 1992, and amended in 2011, includes the following provisions on violence against women: No one may be subjected to torture or to cruel or degrading treatment or punishment.
No one may be subjected to medical or scientific experiments against his or her free will.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Estonia 1992 (amended in 2011), UN Women Constitutional Database

 

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