Country Egypt
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 71 of the Constitution adopted in 2014 includes the following provisions on violence against women: No freedom restricting penalty shall be imposed for publication or publicity crimes. As for crimes related to the incitement of violence, discrimination between citizens, or impingement of individual honor, the Law shall stipulate the penalties therefore.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt 2014, UN Women Constitutional Database


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