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Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights was signed by member states of the Organization of American States in San Josť, Costa Rica, on 17 November 1988.

Article 3  

    The State Parties to this Protocol undertake to guarantee the exercise of the rights set forth herein without discrimination of any kind for reasons related to race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinions, national or social origin, economic status, birth or any other social condition.

Source: O.A.S. Treaty Series No. 69 (1988), Basic Documents Pertaining to Human Rights in the Inter-American System, OEA/Ser.L.V/II.82 doc.6 rev.1 at 67 (1992). The full text version of the Additional Protocol can be found in English at the Internet site of the Organization of American States.


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