Country Trinidad and Tobago
Year 2007
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Section 4 of the Constitution adopted in 1976, and amended in 2007, includes the following provisions: It is hereby recognised and declared that in Trinidad and Tobago there have existed and shall continue to exist, without discrimination by reason of race, origin, colour, religion or sex, the following fundamental human rights and freedoms, namely–
(a) the right of the individual to life, liberty, security of the person and enjoyment of property and the right not to be deprived thereof except by due process of law;

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago 1976 (amended in 2007), UN Women Constitutional Database

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