Country Barbados
Year 2007
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 15 of the Constitution adopted in 1966, and amended in 2007, includes the following provisions:(1) No person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of Barbados 1966 (amended in 2007), UN Women Constitutional Database


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