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

Brief Description

Article 35 of the Constitution adopted in 1972, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions on violence against women: (5) No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment.

Source of Information

The Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh 1972 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database


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