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

Brief Description

Article 13 of the Constitution adopted in 1947, and amended in 2012, includes the following provisions on violence against women: Any act of physical and moral violence against a person subjected to restriction of personal liberty shall be punished.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Italian Republic 1947 (amended in 2012), UN Women Constitutional Database


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