Country Cuba
Year 2003
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Preamble of the Constitution adopted in 1975, and condified in 2003, includes the following provisions on violence against women: AWARE that all the regimes of the exploitation of man by man cause the humiliation of the exploited and the degradation of the human nature of the exploiters; that only under socialism and communism, when man has been freed from all forms of exploitation: slavery, servitude and capitalism, can full dignity of the human being be attained.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Cuba 1976 (amended in 2002 and codified January 31, 2003), UN Women Constitutional Database