Country Malawi
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 of the Republic of Malawi adopted in 1994, and amended in 2010, includes the following provisions: (3) No person shall be subject to torture of any kind or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
(5) No person shall be subjected to medical or scientific experimentation without his or her consent.

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Malawi 1994 (amended in 2010), UN Women Constitutional Database


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