Candon City passes anti-discrimination ordinance

Ordinance No. 662-14 prohibits racial, ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religious discrimination, thereby supporting the “policy of the State to work actively for the elimination of all forms of discrimination that offends the equal protection clause of the Bill of Rights, and the State obligations under human rights instruments acceded to by the (country).” The ADO specifically looks at discrimination occurring in the access of accommodation, education, and employment.