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

Brief Description

Article 7 of the Constitution adopted in 1975, and amended in 2008, includes the following provisions on violence against women: Torture, any bodily maltreatment, impairment of health or the use of psychological violence, as well as any other offence against human dignity are prohibited and punished as provided by law.

Source of Information

Constitution of Greece 1975 (amended in 2008), UN Women Constitutional Database


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