Country Finland
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 7 of the Constitution amended in 2012, includes the following provisions on violence against women: Everyone has the right to life, personal liberty, integrity and security. No one shall be sentenced to death, tortured or otherwise treated in a manner violating human dignity.

Source of Information

Constitution of Finland (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database


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