Public power shall be exercised with respect for the equal worth of all and the liberty and dignity of the individual.
The public institutions shall promote the opportunity for all to attain participation and equality in society and for the rights of the child to be safeguarded. The public institutions shall combat discrimination of persons on grounds of gender, colour, national or ethnic origin, linguistic or religious affiliation, functional disability, sexual orientation, age or other circumstance affecting the individual.
… (Instrument of Government, Chapter 1, Art. 2)