Topics Right to culture

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Establishes the right of individuals to practice their culture. May also require the state to protect or promote cultural rights.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Are any of the following political rights or benefits specifically granted to indigenous groups?
  • Does the constitution refer to a state duty to protect or promote culture or cultural rights?