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 a right to life. The precise meaning of this provision varies between jurisdictions, and may or may not be a reference to the unborn.
Rights and Duties
- Does the constitution provide for a right to life?