Country Sierra Leone
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 20 of the Constitution adopted in 1991, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: (1) No person shall be subject to any form of torture or any punishment or other treatment which is inhuman or degrading.

Source of Information

Constitution of Sierra Leone 1991 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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