More than ensuring a place for people from minority groups in the academic environment through quotas, we must offer them a more level playing field through specific development measures. Two proposed changes in legislation could increase the enrollment of marginalized individuals in public education and reduce dropout rates.
The Supreme Court's position represents an important advance that can help make society more inclusive and influence similar case judgments.
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Despite the enactment of Provision No. 73 by the National Justice Council (CNJ) in 2018, which regulates how transgender people can legally change their names, the process is still excessively bureaucratic and transgender people often receive unreasonable demands from notary public offices that threaten their fundamental right to choose their names.
Legislation interferes and even encourages differentiation between genders by allowing classification of female products as non-essential and increasing the tax burden on them. Sanitary pads, makeup and razor blades are examples of this type of discrimination.
In view of diverse legislative and regulatory changes published by governments in response to the COVID-19 crisis, we have teamed up with 11 law firms in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula to prepare a table summing up the relevant changes that have occurred in Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.