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Republic of Ecuador

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports
  • State Department - Country Documents
  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU104732.FE - Treatment of and state protection provided to asylum seekers, particularly Colombians; processing time for asylum applications; whether refugees are eligible for permanent residence or citizenship; whether a Colombian citizen may obtain Ecuadorian citizenship if they were born in Ecuador (2004-2013) - Jan. 2014
    • ECU43244.E - Whether a Colombian citizen who has an Ecuadorian spouse can be granted status in Ecuador by virtue of marriage; process required to acquire status - December 2004
    • ECU42858.E - Update to ECU26413.E of 24 February 1997 and ECU25202.E of 29 November 1996 on the recovery of Ecuadoran citizenship; whether there is a way to regain citizenship if an Ecuadorian renounced his/her citizenship before 1999 (July 2004) - July 2004

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Children

US Government Reports Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Child And Young Human Rights Defenders Leading Human Rights Change Submission To The UN Special Rapporteur On Human Rights Defenders - Nov. 2023
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers
    • Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008
  • Human Rights Watch Report
    • Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana Plantations - 2002

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Elections

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Afro-Ecuadorians

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Huaorani

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Shuar

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Shuar

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Quichua

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Quichua

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Gender

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU103278.FE - Domestic violence, legislation and protection available to victims - November 2009
    • ECU102423.E - Whether the Police Station for Women and Families (Comisaría de la Mujer y la Familia) investigates complaints against police or other state officials for domestic violence - March 2007
    • ECU102424.FE - Procedures for reporting domestic violence to the police stations for women and families; the "help certificate" (boleta de auxillo) - March 2007
    • ECU43446.E - State protection available to women victims of domestic violence (March 2000 - March 2005) - April 2005
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Unprotected in Ecuador: Venezuelan refugee women survivors of gender-based violence - Nov. 2022
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Rape Victims As Criminals - Illegal Abortion after Rape in Ecuador - Aug. 2013

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Human Rights

US Government Reports Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2020
    • Americas: No future without courage: Human rights defenders in the Americas speaking up on the climate crisis - Nov. 2023
    • Americas: Regularization and protection: International obligations for the protection of Venezuelan nationals - Sept. 2023
    • Amnesty International Report 2022/23: The state of the world’s human right - Mar. 2023
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs) 
    • ZZZ201445.E -  Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Uruguay: Rights of citizens of countries belonging to the Southern Common Market (Mercado Común del Sur, MERCOSUR) to residence, employment, and education in other MERCOSUR countries (2021–April 2023) - April 2023
  • Freedom House
  • Human Rights Watch -  2022, 2021, 2020, 20192018201720162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Norwegian Refugee Council 
    • The search for protection: A snapshot of Latin American legal protection frameworks - June 2023

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Justice System

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU102423.E - Whether the Police Station for Women and Families (Comisaría de la Mujer y la Familia) investigates complaints against police or other state officials for domestic violence - March 2007
    • ECU100775.E - Whether authorities provide effective law enforcement and prosecution of criminals, especially with respect to crimes committed against civilians by guerrillas and paramilitaries from Colombia (2003-2005) - December 2005 
 

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Law

Citizenship and Electoral Rights

  • European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship - Ecuador

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU103278.FE - Domestic violence, legislation and protection available to victims - November 2009

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Maps

 

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Medical Availability

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Rape Victims As Criminals - Illegal Abortion after Rape in Ecuador - Aug. 2013
    • "Why do they want to make me suffer again?" - The Impact of Abortion Prosecutions in Ecuador - July 2021

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization Page

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU41958.E - Names of the mayor of Cañar in 1999 and at present; names of the presidents of the Comision del Castillo de Ingapirca in 1999 and at present - Sep. 2003

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Refugees/ IDPS/ Returnees

US Government Reports

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • Amnesty International
    • Americas: Regularization and protection: International obligations for the protection of Venezuelan nationals - Sept. 2023
    • Unprotected in Ecuador: Venezuelan refugee women survivors of gender-based violence - Nov. 2022 

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Religious

US Government Reports

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Sexual Orientation

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU100774.E - Situation of homosexuals and availability of state protection (2003 -2005) - Jan. 2006

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Specific Country Issues - Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU100830.FE - Activities of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC) in Ecuador - November 2000

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Speech / Press / Internet

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Timeline

Trafficking

US Government Reports

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Terrorism

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Torture

Not Available

Updated March 1, 2024