Country Jordan
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 6 of the Constitution adopted in 1952, and amended in 2011, includes the following provisions: The law shall protect motherhood, childhood and the old-aged; and shall avail care for the youngsters and those with disabilities and protect them against abuse and exploitation.

Source of Information

The Constitution of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 1952 (amended in 2011), UN Women Constitutional Database.


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