Country Swaziland
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 18 of the Consitution adopted in 2005 includes the following provisions:

(1) The dignity of every person is inviolable.
(2) A person shall not be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Swaziland Act 2005, UN Women Constitutional Database

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