Country Iran Islamic Republic of
Year 1989
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 38 of the Constitution adopted in 1979, and amended in 1989, includes the following provisions: All forms of torture for the purpose of extracting confession or acquiring information are forbidden.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran 1979 (amended in 1989), UN Women Constitutional Database


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