Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry


Excerpts of the following laws appear in the publication "Legislating for Equality, A Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms. Vol. II: Americas":

Human Rights Related Legislation

General Education Act of 1994, as Amended up to 2011.

Act on the Declaration of Freedom of Expression Day of 2000.

Act on Measures to Prevent Trafficking in Persons and Standards for the Care and Protection on Trafficking Victims of 2005.

Act on the Responsibility of the State to Promote Higher Education in Remote and Inaccessible Areas of 2006.


Penal Code Provisions


Criminal Code of 2000, as Amended up to 2011.


Non- Discrimination

Substantive Labor Code of 1950, as Amended up to 2012.

Act on the Development of the Right to Freedom of Religion and Worship, Recognized in Article 19 of the Constitution of 1994.

Single Disciplinary Code of 2002.


Protection Of Minorities

Decree on the Education of the Indigenous Community of June 19, 1978.

Act on the Recognition, Promotion, Protection, Use, Preservation and Stregnthening of the Languages of the Ethnic Groups in Colombia of 2010.


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman


Act on the Establishment of the Ombudsman of 1992, as Amended up to 2009.