"States shall promote the full and equal participation of women in the political structures of their countries as a fundamental element in the promotion and exercise of a democratic culture."
DocumentOAS: Inter-American Democratic Charter, art. 28
- Discrimination must not be practiced based on race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and expression, migrant, refugee, repatriate, stateless or internally displaced status, genetic trait, mental or physical health condition, including infectious contagious condition and debilitating psychological condition, or other status at any time.
- Women should enjoy equality with men before the law.
- Discrimination must not be practiced based on sex.
- Women have the right to participate in the public affairs of their country.