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

Brief Description

Article 35 of the Constitution adopted in 2008 includes the following provisions: (a) Children and young people are entitled to special protection and special assistance from the family, the community and the State. Children and young people shall not be harmed, sexually abused, or discriminated against in any manner and shall be free from unsuited social and economic exploitation. No person shall obtain undue benefit from their labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of the Maldives 2008, UN Women Constitutional Database


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