Country Comoros
Year 2001
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Preamble of the Constitution of teh Union of Comoros adopted in 2001 includes provisions, which proclaim:

  • The freedom and security of each individual under the sole condition that he does not commit any act likely to harm others
  • The right of the child and of the youth to be protected by the public authorities against any form of abandonment, exploitation and violence

Source of Information

Constitution of the Union of the Comoros 2001 (amended in 2009), UN Women Constitutional Database.

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