De acuerdo con lo que reporta el documento CONPES , para los municipios con población afro mayor a o igual al 30%, dobla la concentración. The first is CONPES which enhances the region’s role in the national economy. The second policy is CONPES purportedly aiming to improve the . The second policy is CONPES. purportedly aiming to improve the socio- economic conditions of the Afro-. Colombian minority. The major.
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Please indicate whether the abovementioned Act applies to associated work cooperatives. The Government states that complaints of quid pro quo sexual harassment are filed not with the Ministry of Labour but with the criminal courts, as a mechanism for protecting women against violence. Compendium of court decisions. The report conpez that the estimated rate of illiteracy among the Afro-Colombian population is 30 per cent double the national average.
While noting the importance of adopting long-term measures to combat discrimination, the Committee asks the Government to provide specific information on the impact of the measures adopted and the results achieved with a view to addressing discrimination based on race, colour and social origin.
The Act lays down the obligation to prevent harassment through specific measures and establishes penalties for persons directly responsible for harassment and for employers who have not taken the necessary steps to prevent it.
The Committee requests the Government to send specific information on the abovementioned measures and plans and their impact on the elimination of discrimination in access to employment and occupation on the basis of social origin, race, colour or physical characteristics. The Committee also notes the measures adopted, including training, to integrate women belonging to these groups in the labour market.
Search User guide Glossary. French – Spanish View all Printable version Discrimination on the basis of race, colour or social origin. Discrimination based on sex. In this respect, the Committee notes that the Government provides information indicating that: EPLex Employment protection legislation database. The Government states, however, that a system to follow up cases of sexual harassment at the workplace has been developed consisting of a compendium of information and complaints, which will enable labour inspectors to intervene, together with a protocol for receiving sexual harassment complaints for the purpose of providing legal advice and informing labour inspectors and public prosecutors.
The Committee, therefore, requests the Government to provide further information on sexual harassment measures taken by the labour inspectorate and the Ministry of Labour, and on the number of complaints filed and the outcome thereof. According to the report, the scant amount of statistical information that exists with respect to these peoples hampers the adoption of adequate government policies.
With regard to the specific measures for the education and training of indigenous peoples, the Government states that under the —14 National Development Plan, several measures have been taken, ensuring their autonomy, for the establishment of an indigenous education system, policy guidelines for higher education have been laid down and an intercultural public universities project has been developed.
The Government indicates that consultations are under way on draft implementing regulations for the Act. EPLex Employment protection legislation database.
The Committee notes that the Government indicates that under the Directorate of Fundamental Rights at Work two sub-directorates have been established, one for the protection of labour rights and the other to promote social organization, with a view to intensifying measures to prevent discrimination against Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples. The Committee observes that section 2 of the Act refers to sexual harassment as abuse in the workplace which takes the form of violence against the sexual freedom of the worker.
The Committee notes Act No. The Conpws observes that the Government provides no specific information on the results of the strategies it referred to cobpes, nor any particulars regarding the new measures or decisions taken to eliminate or prevent discrimination based on race, colour and social origin. Compendium of court decisions.
The Committee requests the Government to indicate the manner in which Act No. The Act provides that the existence of sexual harassment is presumed if certain circumstances are fulfilled.
Two forums have also been held for the benefit of these two groups in order to ascertain the work-related problems they face and to establish the policy guidelines to be followed by the Ministry of Labour.
Search User guide Glossary. While noting all these measures, the Committee notes that the Government provides no information on the impact of the measures and programmes it referred to in its previous observation. The Committee requests the Government to continue to supply information on the practical implementation of these programmes, policies and measures, and on their impact on the discrimination against women in employment and occupation.
The Committee also requests the Government to indicate whether similar studies have been produced or specific education and training measures have been adopted for indigenous peoples and, if so, to supply information on their impact on access to employment and occupations for the indigenous peoples. Discrimination based on sex. The Committee again requests the Government to provide information on action in favour of indigenous women formulated by the Presidential Office for Equal Rights for Women and the results achieved with regard to education, vocational training, employment and occupation.
Direct Request It also asks the Government to provide information on the impact of each of the measures adopted in terms of improving access of Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples to the education system and the labour market, and ensuring their traditional occupations. Discrimination on the basis of race, colour and social origin. The Committee requests the Government to provide information on any administrative or judicial proceedings relating to allegations of discrimination on the basis of the abovementioned criteria.
The Government has also developed a programme for rural women under which measures have been adopted in the areas of production and public and social policy with a view to conped the living conditions of rural women. People of African descent and indigenous peoples. It also requests the Government to take steps to ensure that no investigations into the social donpes of job candidates are carried out which result in discrimination on the basis of social origin and that measures are taken to prohibit discriminatory vacancy announcements.
These committees are to be established before 20 October The Committee notes that the CONPES study evaluates the programmes implemented from to and makes a series of time-bound recommendations to various state bodies and institutions relating to education, training and employment for Afro-Colombian peoples.
The Committee requests the Government to provide information on the impact and outcome of the programmes and measures referred to in the present report and previously, including those adopted cconpes Act No. According to the Government, the purpose of the law is to establish mechanisms to bring about real and effective equality in both the public and the private sectors.
The Committee notes that in its observations the CUT refers in general terms to the persistence of discrimination against women in the labour market, as reported in its previous comments. Furthermore, Ministry of Labour Resolution No. The Government refers to a programme set up by the Office of the President to design strategies and action for the development of the Afro-Colombian people, which is divided into five strategic axes: In its previous comments the Committee noted the information supplied conpew the Government cnopes anti-discrimination measures adopted as part of national development programmes and the programmes promoted, inter alia, by the Ministry of Social Protection, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the National Training Service.
Even though the Government has adopted a series of measures and plans in relation to the Afro-Colombian peoples, the independent expert considered that they were insufficiently enforced and urged the Government to adopt general anti-discrimination legislation which lays down civil and criminal penalties.
Finally, the Committee requests cobpes Government to provide statistical information on the situation of women and men in the labour market and on their conpse in the various economic occupations, posts and sectors. The Committee notes that the CUT and CTC indicate in their observations that women are more heavily affected than men by unemployment, that they receive considerably lower wages, that they occupy less-skilled jobs, that they constitute the majority of workers in the informal sector and that they occupy only a small proportion of high-level posts.
Their poor level of education reduces their opportunities for employment, which is largely restricted to the informal sector, domestic work in the case of women and other unskilled jobs.
The Committee also asks the Government to provide information on the application of section 3 of Act No. The Committee requests the Government to provide its observations on these comments. However, the Committee observes that the Government does not provide specific information concerning the content of these plans and their impact in practice. Work is also under way on an equity seal to be used as a means of certifying private companies and public institutions that apply gender equality measures.
Observing that section 3 sets out a wide range of attenuating circumstances in the event of proven harassment in the workplace, the Committee requests the Government to indicate the manner in which the full protection of victims is ensured in such circumstances.