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

Brief Description

Article 31 of the Constitution adopted in 1993 and amended in 2011 includes the following provisions: The State recognises the right of children and young persons to special protection in view of their immaturity and vulnerability and to ensure effective exercise of this right the State undertakes−(c) to ensure special protection against social and economic exploitation and physical and moral dangers to which children and young persons are exposed.

Source of Information

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

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