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

Brief Description

Article 40 of the Transitional Constitution adopted in 2011, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: All levels of government shall:
(a) adopt policies and provide facilities for the welfare of children and youth and ensure that they develop morally and physically, and are protected from moral and physical abuse and abandonment;

Source of Information

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

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