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

Brief Description

Article 54 of the Constitution adopted in 2008 includes the following provisions: No person shall be subjected to cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment, or to torture.

Source of Information

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


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