Country Eritrea
Year 1997
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 16 of the Constitution of Eritrea adopted in 1997, includes the following provisions: 1. The dignity of all persons shall be inviolable. 2. No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. 3. No person shall be held in slavery or servitude nor shall any person be required to perform forced labour not authorised by law.

Source of Information

Constitution of Eritrea 1997, UN Women Constitutional Database


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