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

Brief Description

Article 13 of the Constitution adopted in 1973, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions on violence against women:Compulsory work cannot be imposed on any person except in the cases specified by law for national exigency and for a fair consideration, or pursuant to a judicial ruling.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Kingdom of Bahrain 1973 (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database


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