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Pavez Pavez v. Chile

This case is about a religious education teacher in a public school in Chile who was terminated from employment after she came out as lesbian. Catholic church authorities had denied her the certification of suitability to teach religion required under State law on morality grounds. The Court found the State in violation of several articles of the American Convention, including Article 26.

Case SummaryPavez Pavez v. Chile

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
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