Joint Submission on Nepal to the Human Rights Council at the 23rd Session of the Universal Periodic Review
The Nepal Civil Society Network of Citizenship Rights, the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion make this submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in relation to Nepal.
This joint submission draws on the multiple years of research, advocacy, awareness raising, litigation and direct support related experience both in Nepal and internationally, of the respective member organisations of the Network and Global Campaign, and of the Institute. It focuses on the issue of gender discrimination in Nepal’s citizenship law that has a detrimental impact on Nepali women and their families – both men and women.
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