United Nations

CEDAW: General recommendation No. 32 on the gender-related dimensions of refugee status, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women

Published: 5/Nov/2014
Source: UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

“Through the present general recommendation, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women aims to provide authoritative guidance to States parties on legislative, policy and other appropriate measures to ensure the implementation of their obligations under the Convention on…

Refugee status, arbitrary deprivation of nationality and statelessness within the context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and its 1967 Protocol relating to the status of refugees

Published: 20/Oct/2014
Source: UNHCR

The question of whether arbitrary deprivation of nationality constitutes persecution for the purposes of a determination of refugee status has received increased attention in recent jurisprudence,however, no systematic argument has been made to date on the ordinary meaning of words,…

Statelessness: An analytical framework for prevention, reduction and protection

Published: 1/Jan/2008
Source: UNHCR

This  publication  is  intended  to  assist  in  the  prevention  and  reduction  of statelessness and the protection of stateless persons by providing a framework for analysing situations where persons are stateless or are at risk of becoming stateless. The Framework is…