Our Motherland, Our Country: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness in the Middle East and North Africa

Published: 1/Juin/2013
Source: Women's Refugee Commission and Tilburg University

29 countries deny women the right to transfer their nationality to their children.This report details the effects of this gender discrimination in two countries where the practice persists (Jordan and Kuwait) and describes the benefits where the law has changed to allow children to gain their mother’s nationality (Morocco and Egypt).

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Themes: Acquisition de la nationalité, Acquisition par les enfants, Discrimination, Sexuelle, Naturalisation et le mariage
Regions: Afrique du Nord, Egypte, Maroc
Year: 2013