Country Central African Republic
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 3 of the Constitution Charter for the Transition of 18 Juley 2013 includes the following provisions on violence against women: Everyone has the right to life and physical integrity. These rights cannot be infringed upon. No one shall be subjected to torture, nor to rape, nor to abuse or cruel, inhuman,  degrading or humiliating treatment. Any person, any state agent, any organisation that is guilty of such acts shall be punished in accordance with the texts in force.

Source of Information

Constitution Charter for the Transition of 18 July 2013, Central African Republic, UN Women Constitutional Database


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