The rights and the duties proclaimed and guaranteed, among others, by the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Man, the International Pacts relative to the rights of man, the African Charter of the Rights of Man and of Peoples, the
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination concerning [à l’égard de] Women and the Convention relative to the rights of the child are an integral part of the Constitution of the Republic of Burundi.
These fundamental rights are not subject to any restriction or derogation, except in certain circumstances justifiable by the general interest or the protection of a fundamental right. (Art. 19)