Country Bhutan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 7 of the Constitution adopted in 2008, includes the following provisions on violence against women:
1. All persons shall have the right to life, liberty and security of person and shall not be deprived of such rights except in accordance with the due process of law.
17. A person shall not be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Source of Information

Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2008, UN Women Constitutional Database


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