Country Guinea-Bissau
Year 1996
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 37 of the Constitution of the Republic of Guinea Bissau adopted in 1996 includes the following provisions: 1 - The moral and physical integrity of citizens shall be inviolable. 2 - No one may be subjected to torture or to treatments or punishments that are cruel, inhumane or degrading. 3 - Under no circumstances shall there be forced labor or custodial sentence or detention order of unlimited or indefinite duration.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Guinea Bissau 1996, UN Women Constitutional Database


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