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

Brief Description


Article 15 of the Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda adopted in 2003, and amended in 2010, includes the following: Every person has the right to physical and mental integrity.No one shall be subjected to torture, physical abuse or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda 2003 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database

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