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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The Act provides that the existence of sexual harassment is presumed if certain circumstances are fulfilled. The Committee notes that the Government refers to the adoption of Act No.

Please indicate whether the abovementioned Act applies to associated work cooperatives. The Government is also asked to provide information on the measures aimed specifically at women belonging to these groups and the impact of such measures. The Government further indicates that in copes with the recent regulations on teleworking, enterprises will be encouraged to adopt teleworking contracts for women prior to their maternity leave and during the period of breastfeeding.

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.

The Government states, 33660, 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 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 under Act No. The report states that conpws estimated rate of illiteracy among the Afro-Colombian population is 30 per cent double the national average.


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The Committee requests the Government to indicate the manner in which Act 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: 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.

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. These committees are to be established before 20 October 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.

In this regard, the Committee notes the study No.

Observation (CEACR) – adopted 2011, published 101st ILC session (2012)

People of African descent and indigenous peoples. French – Spanish View all Printable version. 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 recalls that addressing sexual harassment only through criminal proceedings is not sufficient due to the sensitivity of the issue, the higher burden of proof which is harder to meet and the fact that criminal law does not address the wide spectrum of behaviours constituting sexual harassment in employment and occupation.

The Committee also notes the measures adopted, including training, to integrate women belonging to these groups in the labour market. 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.


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The Committee conpse the Government to provide its observations on these comments. According to the report, the scant amount of statistical information that exists with respect to these peoples hampers the adoption of adequate government policies. The Committee notes Act No. 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. In its previous comments the Committee noted the information supplied by the Government concerning 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.

The Committee notes that the CONPES study evaluates the programmes implemented from to and makes a con;es of time-bound recommendations to various state bodies and institutions relating to education, training and employment for Afro-Colombian peoples. Discrimination based on sex. 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.

Observation (CEACR) – adopted 2012, published 102nd ILC session (2013)

The Government states that it knows of no complaints of discrimination based on social origin. Other comments on C Observation 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. Please also provide relevant statistical information disaggregated by sex.