Entry #4130: LGBT employment discrimination in Rwanda

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RegionRwanda
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to the ILGA World, discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment is not explicitly banned.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf (page 326)


Revision History (13)

Revision by Markissik. Updating source and correcting the status

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguousNo protections
Note"All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality
Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family
or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or
faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or
mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable
by law."
According to the ILGA World, discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment is not explicitly banned.
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"All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable by law." According to the ILGA World, discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment is not explicitly banned.
Sourceshttps://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Rwanda_2015.pdf?lang=enhttps://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf (page 326)
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https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Rwanda_2015.pdf?lang=en https://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf (page 326)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identity(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation onlySexual orientation and gender identity

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation only

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
NoteAll Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality
Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family
or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or
faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or
mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable
by law.
"All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality
Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family
or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or
faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or
mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable
by law."
Show Difference
All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable by law. "All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable by law."

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)Sexual orientation and gender identity
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteSexual orientation only under the human rights institute. However Rwanda did sign the 2011 resolution for LGBT rights. All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality
Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family
or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or
faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or
mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable
by law.
Show Difference
Sexual orientation only under the human rights institute. However Rwanda did sign the 2011 resolution for LGBT rights. All Rwandans are born and remain equal in rights and freedoms. General guarantee of equality Discrimination of any kind or its propaganda based on, inter alia, ethnic origin, family or ancestry, clan, skin colour or race, sex, region, economic categories, religion or faith, opinion, fortune, cultural differences, language, economic status, physical or mental disability or any other form of discrimination are prohibited and punishable by law.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdfhttps://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Rwanda_2015.pdf?lang=en
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http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Rwanda_2015.pdf?lang=en

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
NoteSexual orientation only under the human rights institute.Sexual orientation only under the human rights institute. However Rwanda did sign the 2011 resolution for LGBT rights.
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Sexual orientation only under the human rights institute. However Rwanda did sign the 2011 resolution for LGBT rights.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation only(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Start DateJan 1, 1980(NONE)
NoteNo protections as far as I know of.Sexual orientation only under the human rights institute.
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No protections as far as I know of. Sexual orientation only under the human rights institute.
SourcesNohttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf
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No http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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Start Date(NONE)Jan 1, 1980

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
NoteNoNo protections as far as I know of.
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No protections as far as I know of.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity

Ausyk created this entry.