Information on divorce laws and protection available to women after a divorce including information on the custody and protection of children [ECU24494.E]

Please consult the attachments, provided by the Embassy of Ecuador, for translated excerpts of the relevant legislation pertaining to divorce and custody of children.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Embassy of Ecuador in Canada, Ottawa. 11 July 1996. Letter and excerpts from the Civil Code and Children's Code of Ecuador received by the DIRB. Translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada.