CEDAW Concluding Observations: Mali, 2016

Published: 22/Jul/2016
Source: UN Committee on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)


Concluding observations on the combined sixth and seventh periodic reports of Mali

The Committee notes as a positive develoment “The amendment to the Personal and Family Code (article 224), Law No. 2011-087 of 30 December 2011, allowing for the equal right of Malian women and men to transmit their nationality to their foreign spouses and to their children”. However, it also recommends that Mali remove continuing gender discrimination in the Family Code.

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Themes: International standards, Discrimination, Gender
Regions: Mali
Year: 2016