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

Brief Description

Article 18 of the Transitional Constitution adopted in 2011, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan 2011 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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