Country Malawi
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 23 of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi adopted in 1994, and amended in 2010, includes the following provisions: (5) Children are entitled to be protected from economic exploitation or any treatment, work or punishment that is, or is likely to— 
(a) be hazardous; 
(b) interfere with their education; or 
(c) be harmful to their health or to their physical, mental or spiritual or social development.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Malawi 1994 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database


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