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

Brief Description

Article 17 of the Constitution adopted in 1995, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions: 1. Human honor and dignity shall be inviolable.
2. No one shall be subjected to torture, cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.
3. Physical or mental coercion of a detainee or a person whose liberty has been otherwise restricted shall be inadmissible.

Source of Information

Constitution of Georgia 1995 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database


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