Gavel: State and its officials are not legally authorized to impose exclusionary aesthetic standards

In Sentence T-832 de 2011 the Constitutional Court decides to protect the Rights of three women who were not admitted to a secondary school because they refused to wear the school’s official uniform and orders the same secondary school to admit these students and change its dress code. The decision states that neither the State nor its officials are legally authorized to impose exclusionary aesthetic standards. (Colombia, Constitutional Court, 2011-11-03)

The decisión wastaken by Judges:

  • Juan Carlos Henao Pérez
  • Gabriel Eduardo Mendoza Martelo
  • Jorge Iván Palacio Palacio

Get more from this and other decisions at http://www.womenslinkworldwide.org/wlw/new.php?modo=premios

(If you want to read this post in Spanish)

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