Country Czech Republic
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 7 of the Constitution  amended in 2013  includes the following provisions on violence against women: 

(1) The inviolability of the person and of her privacy is guaranteed. They may be limited only in cases provided for by law.
(2) No one may be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Czech Republic (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database