Country Zimbabwe
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 52 of the Constitution adopted in 2013 includes the following provisions: Every person has the right to bodily and psychological integrity, which includes the right—
(a) to freedom from all forms of violence from public or private sources;
(b) subject to any other provision of this Constitution, to make decisions concerning reproduction;
(c) not to be subjected to medical or scientific experiments, or to the extraction or use of their bodily tissue, without their informed consent.

Source of Information

Constitution of Zimbabwe 2013, UN Women Constitutional Database

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