Algeria

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA, 1996 (as Amended to 2008)
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Article 29

The citizens shall be equal before the law without any discrimination on the basis of birth, race, gender, opinion or any other personal or social condition or circumstances.

 

Article 31

The institutions shall seek to ensure the equality of rights and duties of all citizens in suppressing the obstacles which obstruct the development of the human personality and impede the effective participation of all in the political, economic, social and cultural life.

 

Article 34

The State shall guarantee the inviolability of the human person.

Any form of physical or moral violence or infringement of dignity shall be prohibited.

 

Article 35

The infringements of rights and liberties as well as any physical or moral attacks on the integrity of the human person shall be punished by statute.

 

Article 53

The right to education shall be guaranteed. Instruction shall be free within the conditions fixed by statute.

Primary education shall be compulsory.

The State shall organize the educational system.

The State shall protect equal access to schooling and professional training.

 

Article 54

All citizens shall have the right to the protection of their health.

The State shall ensure the prevention and the fight against epidemic and endemic illnesses.

 

Article 55

All citizens shall have the right to work.

The right to protection, security and hygiene at work shall be guaranteed by statute.

The right to rest shall be guaranteed. Statute shall determine the modalities of its exercise.

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