Country Nepal
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Constitutional provision
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Article 38 of the Constitution adopted in 2015 includes the following provisions: There shall not be any physical, mental, sexual or psychological or any other kind of violence against women, or any kind of oppression based on religious, social and cultural tradition, and other practices. Such an act shall be punishable by law and the victim shall have the right to be compensation as provided for in law.

Source of Information

Constitution of Nepal 2015, UN Women Constitutional Database

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