Country Dominica
Year 1984
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 5 of the Constitution adopted in 1978, and amended in 1984, includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment.

Source of Information

Dominica Constitution of 1978, (amended in 1984), UN Women Constitutional Database


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