Entry #1059: LGBT discrimination in Paraguay

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RegionParaguay
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionThere are laws and decrees that mention the prohibition of discrimination regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Cases of discrimination have been reported that have been ignored by the authorities.
Sourceshttps://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-205-27102014-L-5162-1.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-77-24042017-D-6973.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-178-19092018-L-6149.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-178-19092018-L-6149.pdf


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Revision by Humarezft. Update.

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal in some contextsNo protections
NoteSpecific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity.There are laws and decrees that mention the prohibition of discrimination regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Cases of discrimination have been reported that have been ignored by the authorities.

Revision by Humarezft. Short description.

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NoteSpecific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity, however there have been many cases of discrimination and homophobic violence that have been ignored by the authorities.Specific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Revision by Humarezft. Update.

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ValueNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts

Revision by Humarezft. Update.

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ValueIllegalNo protections

Revision by Humarezft. Update.

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by Humarezft. Update.

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ValueIllegal in some contexts
Value Specialambiguous
NoteSpecific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity, such as: • Law 5162/2014 Criminal Enforcement Code, Title II on Execution of measures imposed on adolescents, Chapter III, part of article 274. • Decree 6973 regulating Law 577/2016 on "Comprehensive protection of women against all forms of violence", in its article 3 on "Protected persons" • Law 6149/2018 on Protection and Facilities for the Naturalization of Stateless Persons, in its article 9 on "Non-discrimination" • Law 6534/2020 on the Protection of Personal Credit Data, in its article 3(b)Specific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity, however there have been many cases of discrimination and homophobic violence that have been ignored by the authorities.

Revision by Humarezft. I made this change because I wasn't very up-to-date on the existing "anti-discrimination" laws on discrimination against lgbt people.

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Start Date1992-06-200000-01-01
NoteDespite having a provision of laws against all discrimination being proposed, discrimination against LGBTQ community is still not explicitly illegal.Specific laws and decrees contemplate in their articles the prohibition of discrimination or protection based on sexual orientation or gender identity, such as: • Law 5162/2014 Criminal Enforcement Code, Title II on Execution of measures imposed on adolescents, Chapter III, part of article 274. • Decree 6973 regulating Law 577/2016 on "Comprehensive protection of women against all forms of violence", in its article 3 on "Protected persons" • Law 6149/2018 on Protection and Facilities for the Naturalization of Stateless Persons, in its article 9 on "Non-discrimination" • Law 6534/2020 on the Protection of Personal Credit Data, in its article 3(b)
Sourceshttp://www.servat.unibe.ch/icl/pa00000_.htmlhttps://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-205-27102014-L-5162-1.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-77-24042017-D-6973.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-178-19092018-L-6149.pdf https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-178-19092018-L-6149.pdf

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