Country Haiti
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 207 of the Constitution adopted in 1987, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions: An office known as the OFFICE OF CITIZEN PROTECTION is established to protect all individuals against any form of abuse by the government.

Source of Information

The Constitution of the Republic of Haiti 1987, (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database.

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