Country Cyprus
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 8 of the Constitution adopted in 1960, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus, 1960 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database


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