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CEDAW and Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws
- Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
- Modified: Monday, 10 April 2017
There are a number of provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (“CEDAW”) that are relevant to gender discrimination in nationality laws. This includes Articles 9, which explicitly obliges States parties to guarantee equal nationality rights, as well as provisions related to other rights guaranteed in CEDAW. This guide provides an overview of CEDAW Articles that are impacted by gender discrimination in nationality laws.