Country Equatorial Guinea
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 23 of the Fundamental Law of Equitorial Guinea adopted in 1982, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions: The State protects the person from his conception and protects [ampara] the minor so that he may develop normally and in security for his moral, mental, and physical integrity, as well as [in] his life in the home.

Source of Information

Fundamental Law of Equatorial Guinea 1982 (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database

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