Country Latvia
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 95 of the Constitution adopted in 1922, and amended in 2014, includes the following provisions on violence against women:The State shall protect human honour and dignity. Torture or other cruel or degrading treatment of human beings is prohibited. No one shall be subjected to inhuman or degrading punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of Latvia 1922 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database


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