Country
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 22 of the Constitution adopted in 2011 includes the following provisions: The physical or moral integrity of anyone may not be infringed, in whatever circumstance that may be, and by any party that may be, public or private. No one may inflict on others, under whatever pretext there may be, cruel, inhuman, [or] degrading treatments or infringements of human dignity. The practice of torture, under any of its forms and by anyone, is a crime punishable by the law.

Source of Information

Morocco Constitution 2011, UN Women Constitutional Database

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