Country Azerbaijan
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 31 of the Constitution adopted in 1995, and amended in 2009, includes the following provisions:I. Everyone has the right to a secure life.
II. With the exception of cases specified by law, infringement upon a person's life, his or her physical and mental health, property, residence, the use of force against him or her is prohibited.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic 1995 (amended in 2009), UN Women Constitutional Database

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