Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 38th Session of the UPR: Somalia

Published: 20/Oct/2020
Source: Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion and others

1. The Somali Women Development Centre (SWDC), the Somaliland Human Rights Centre (SHRC), the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights (GCENR)and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI) make this joint submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), on the right to a nationality and human rights challenges pertaining to statelessness in Somalia.


8. This draft therefore considers the following issues:
I. Discrimination in the Nationality Law
II. Child’s Right to Nationality and birth registration
III. (Risk of) Statelessness in Somaliland

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Themes: International standards, Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Gender, New States, Statelessness
Regions: Somalia
Year: 2020