Country Syrian Arab Republic
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 53 of the Constitution adopted in 1973, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions: No one may be tortured or treated in a humiliating manner, and the law shall define the punishment for those who do so.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Syrian Arab Republic 1973 (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database

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