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

Brief Description

Article 16 of the Constitution adopted in 1992, and amended in 2004, includes the following provisions:

(1) The right of every individual to integrity and privacy shall be guaranteed. This right may be limited only in cases specifically provided by law.
(2) No person shall be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Slovak Republic, 1992 (amended in 2014), UN Women Constitutional Database