Constitution of France
France's Constitution of 1958 with Amendments through 2008
France shall be an indivisible, secular, democratic and social Republic. It shall ensure the equality of all citizens before the law, without distinction of origin, race or religion. It shall respect all beliefs. It shall be organised on a decentralized basis.
Statutes shall promote equal access by women and men to elective offices and posts as well as to position of professional and social responsibility.
Title I: On Sovereignty
- Article 10: This Charter shall inspire France's actions at both a European and an international level.