Country Tuvalu
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Section 19 of the Constitution adopted in 1986, and amended in 2010, includes the following provisions: Subject to the provisions of this Part, and in particular to —
(a) section 32 (foreign disciplined forces); and
(b) section 33 (hostile disciplined forces),
no-one shall —
(c) be tortured; or
(d) given inhuman or degrading punishment or treatment.

Source of Information

Constitution of Tuvalu 1986 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database

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