Country Poland
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 72 of the Constitution adopted in 1997, and amended in 2009, includes the following provisions:

1. Everyone shall have the right to demand of organs of public authority that they defend children against violence, cruelty, exploitation and actions which undermine their moral sense.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Poland 1997 (amended in 2009), UN Women Constitutional Database\

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