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

Brief Description

Section 7 of the Constitution adopted in 1981, and amended in 2011, includes the following provisions on violence against women: No person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment.

Source of Information

Belize Constitution Act 1981 (amended in 2011), UN Women Constitutional Database


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