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

Brief Description

Article 16 of the Constitution adopted in 1993 and amended in 2011 includes the following provisions: Every person has a right to be treated with dignity worthy of a human being and not to be subjected to torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of the Seychelles 1993 (amended in 2011 ), UN Women Constitutional Database

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