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

Brief Description

Article 5 of th e Constitutional Charter of Libya adopted in 2011, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions: The family is the basis of society and shall be entitled to protection by the State. The State shall also protect and encourage marriage. The State shall guarantee the protection of motherhood, childhood and the elderly.

Source of Information

Libya, Constitutional Charter/Constitutional Declaration for the Transitional Stage 2011 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database


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