CEDAW Concluding Comments: Equatorial Guinea, 2004

Published: 11/Feb/2004
Source: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Extract from Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – Thirtieth session (12-30 January 2004) & Thirty-first session (6-23 July 2004), UN Document 38 (A/59/38)

209. The Committee is concerned that the law relating to nationality precludes foreign women from retaining their own nationality on marriage to a national of the State party.

210. The Committee requests the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention.

The Committee is concerned that the law relating to nationality precludes foreign women from retaining their own nationality on marriage to a national of the State party. The Committee requests the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention.

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Themes: Discrimination, Gender
Regions: Equatorial Guinea
Year: 2004