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


Mining Act of 2009.


Penal Code Provisions

Criminal Code of 1971, as Amended up to 2009.


Non- Discrimination


Labour Code of 2005.

Organic Law on Higher Education of 2010.

Protection Of Minorities


National Day of the Afro-Ecuadorian People Law of 1997.

Law on the Constitutional Tribunal of 2003.

Decree No. 244 of 2005.

Collective Rights of the Black and Afro-Ecuadorian People Act of 2006.

Organic Code of Territorial Planning, Autonomy and Decentralization of 2010.


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman


Organic Law of the Ombudsman of 2001.