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

Brief Description

Article 8 of the Constitution of the Republic of Nambia adopted in 1990, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions: no persons shall be subject to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of The Republic of Namibia 1990 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database

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