Country Palau
Year 1992
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article VI of the Constitution adopted in 1981, and amended in 1992, includes the following provisions: Torture, cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment, and excessive fines are prohibited.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Palau 1981 (amended in 1992) UN Women Constitutional Database

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