The State We're In: Ending Sexism In Nationality Laws

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  • Modified: Wednesday, 05 July 2017
Equality Now’s report documents a wide range of harmful consequences and calls on governments to remove all discrimination against women in passing on their nationality to their husbands and children. It highlights those countries where women do not have the same rights as men to convey their nationality, engendering much hardship for the families concerned. The annex provides the relevant legal text for each of the 50+ countries that retain gender-discriminatory provisions in their nationality laws.