Country Chad
Year 2002
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Sexual violence

Brief Description

Article 9 of Act No. 6/PR/2002 of 15 April 2002 on the promotion of reproductive health, states that: “All persons have the right not to be subjected to torture and to  cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of their body in general and of their reproductive organs in particular. All forms of violence such as female genital mutilation (FGM), early marriage, domestic violence and sexual abuse of a human being are prohibited.”

Full Text

Law on the Promotion of Reproductive Health (FGM, Early Marriage)

Source of Information

CAT/C/TCD/1 para. 65