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

Brief Description


Section 38 of the Consitution adopted in 2005 includes the following provisions:  Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, there shall be no derogation from the enjoyment of the following rights and freedoms ­
(a)  life, equality before the law and security of person;
(c)  freedom from slavery or servitude; …
(e)  freedom from torture, cruel, 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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