Country Uganda
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Article 44 of the Constitution adopted in 1995, and amended in 2005, includes the following provisions: Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, there shall be no derogation from the enjoyment of the following rights and freedoms-
(a) freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment;
(b) freedom from slavery or servitude;

Source of Information

Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 (amended in 2005),  UN Women Constitutional Database

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