South Africa: Civil society submission on the right of every child to acquire a nationality under Article 7 CRC
Source: Lawyers For Human Rights and Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (the Institute) welcome the opportunity to make this submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child regarding South Africa’s compliance towards every child’s right to acquire a nationality under Article 7 CRC.
This submission draws on the extensive work and research carried out by LHR in South Africa under its Statelessness Project. It also draws on recent research and analysis carried out by the Institute, on all Concluding Observations and Recommendations made by the Committee in relation to the right of every child to acquire a nationality under Article 7 CRC. An annex to this submission contains the relevant legislative provisions of South Africa, for ease of reference of the Committee.
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