Country Croatia
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 17 of the Constitution adopted in 1990, and amended in 2010, includes the following provisions on violence against women: Even in cases of clear and present danger to the existence of the state, no restrictions may be imposed upon the provisions of this Constitution stipulating the right to life, prohibition of torture, cruel or unusual treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Croatia 1990 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database


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