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

Brief Description

Article 68 of the Constitution adopted in 1944, and amended in 2013, includes the following provisions on violence against women: No one may be subjected to torture or any other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. No one shall be required to perform compulsory labour.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Iceland 1944 (amended in 2013), UN Women Constitutional Database

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