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Passage of Cebu’s anti-discrimination law lauded

The Cebu City Council on Wednesday passed a landmark ordinance that penalizes any form of discrimination against persons with disability (PWDs), different sexual preferences, ethnicity and religion.This is the first anti-discrimination policy in the country.\n

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24th October 2012 19:23

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Equal rights defenders on Thursday expressed optimism that the passage of anti-discrimination ordinance here will stop the stigma of being different.

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community welcomed the passage of the ordinance.

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