ACHR 24; ACHPR 3; CFREU 20; ADRDM Preamble, 2, UDHR 2, 7; PACHRESCR 3; ICESCR 2.2, 3; ICCPR 26;


Advisory Opinion No. 4/84. Proposed Amendments to the Naturalization Provision of the Constitution of Costa Rica.  January 19, 1984. Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Par. 52


Charter of the OAS (article 3.l);


Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. (articles 2, 3, 5, 7 to 16);


Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Art 5.123.4


Convention on the Rights of the Child.  (article 2)


Declaration of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and its Follow-up (2-d)


Declaration on the elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of discrimination Based on Religion or Belief (articles 2 and 4)


Declaration on the Rights of the Child (Principle 1);


General Comment No. 18. Non-discrimination article 2, 14, 26 ICCPR Human Rights Committee. November 10, 1989.


General Comment No. 17. Rights of the child article 24 ICCPR, Human Rights Committee, April 7, 1989, par. 44


Inter-American Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against Persons with Disabilities.  (articles I.2, II, III, IV and V);


Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (articles 4.f, 6 and 8.b)


International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination. General Assembly resolution 2106 (XX), December 21, 1965. Entry into force: January 2, 1969. Art 2, 5.


International Convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families art 1, 7, 18.1, 25, 27, 28, 43, 45.1, 48, 55 and 70.


Case of Yatama v. Nicaragua. PO, Merits, R and C June 23, 2005. Series C No. 127. Par. 184-186


Case of López Alvarez v. Honduras. Merits, R and C. February 1, 2006. C Series No 141. Par. 170


Court HR, Case of Willis v. The United Kingdom, Judgment of June 11, 2002, par. 39


Court HR, Case of Wessels-Bergervoet v. The Netherlands, Judgment of June 4, 2002, par. 46


Court HR, Case of Petrovic v. Austria, Judgment of March 27, 1998, Reports 1998-II, par. 30


UN, Human Rights Committee, Joseph Frank Adam v. Dem Czech Republic, (586/1994), Views of July 25, 1996, par. 12.4.


Prohibition of Discrimination