Country Nicaragua
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 34 of the Constitution adopted in 1987, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions: The State shall protect crime victims and make sure that the damage suffered is compensated. The victims have a right to the protection of their safety, physical and psychological well-being, dignity and private life in conformity with the law.

Source of Information

Constitution of  Nicaragua 1987 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database

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