Country Angola
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 36 of the Constitution of the Republic of Angola in 2010 includes the following provisions:


The right to physical freedom and individual security shall also involve:
a) The right not to be subjected to any form of violence by public or private entities;
b) The right not to be tortured or treated or punished in a cruel, inhumane or degrading manner;
c) The right to fully enjoy physical and mental integrity;
d) The right to protection and control over one’s own body;
e) The right not to be submitted to medical or scientific experiments without prior informed and duly justified consent. (Art. 36)

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Angola 2010, UN Women Constitutional Database.

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