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

Brief Description

Article 53 of the Constitution of Kenya adopted in 2010 includes the following provisions on violence against women: (1) Every child has the right—(d) to be protected from abuse, neglect, harmful cultural practices, all forms of violence, inhuman treatment and punishment, and hazardous or exploitative labour;

Source of Information

Constitution of Kenya 2010, UN Women Constitutional Database


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