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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Malawi

29. The Committee urges the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention, during the ongoing legal reform process.

29. The Committee urges the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention, during the ongoing legal reform process.

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Egypt

37. (...) The Committee is concerned, however, that Egyptian women cannot pass their nationality on to their foreign husbands, unlike Egyptian men who have such right after two years of marriage, and it is also concerned that the children of Egyptian women married to foreigners from certain...

37. (...) The Committee is concerned, however, that Egyptian women cannot pass their nationality on to their foreign husbands, unlike Egyptian men who have such right after two years of marriage, and it is also concerned that the children of Egyptian women married to foreigners from certain countries are still encountering obstacles in passing their nationality to their children.


38. The Committee requests the State party to amend the nationality law so as to bring it into conformity with article 9 of the Convention. The Committee also calls upon the State party to remove any obstacles to the practical implementation of the law.

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Tajikistan

34. The Committee recommends the State party make greater efforts to remove all administrative and financial obstacles that deter parents from registering their children and ensure free and timely registration of births, especially in remote rural areas, and encourages the establishment of...

34. The Committee recommends the State party make greater efforts to remove all administrative and financial obstacles that deter parents from registering their children and ensure free and timely registration of births, especially in remote rural areas, and encourages the establishment of mobile registration offices and registration units in schools and health facilities. It also recommends organizing national campaigns to raise awareness on the importance of birth registration for the child.

65. The Committee recommends that the State party: (...)

(d) Ratify the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

Birth registration International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

United Arab Emirates

33. The Committee urges the State party to take all necessary steps to expedite the adoption of the amendment of the Nationality and Passports Law to grant women equal rights with regard to acquisition, change and retention of nationality and its conferral. The Committee also calls upon the...

33. The Committee urges the State party to take all necessary steps to expedite the adoption of the amendment of the Nationality and Passports Law to grant women equal rights with regard to acquisition, change and retention of nationality and its conferral. The Committee also calls upon the State party to withdraw its reservation to article 9 of the Convention. Further, it recommends that the State party consider accession to international instruments to address the situation of stateless persons, including the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, and requests updated information on the situation of stateless women.

Gender International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Uzbekistan

39. ...The Committee also encourages the State party to consider ratifying or acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

39. ...The Committee also encourages the State party to consider ratifying or acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

72. Facilitate and ensure registration of all children born in Albania. 

72. Facilitate and ensure registration of all children born in Albania. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

12. Adopt the Law on the Rights of the Child and the Law against Discrimination as matters of priority, as well as measures to ensure the implementation of laws on birth registration. 

12. Adopt the Law on the Rights of the Child and the Law against Discrimination as matters of priority, as well as measures to ensure the implementation of laws on birth registration. 

Recommending State: Norway

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

73 Take appropriate measures to promote the registration of all children, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and marginalized groups. 

73 Take appropriate measures to promote the registration of all children, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and marginalized groups. 

Recommending State: Azerbaijan

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

71. Adopt further measures to ensure birth registration of all children. 

71. Adopt further measures to ensure birth registration of all children. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Bhutan

92. Call upon relevant United Nations agencies and organizations, in particular UNICEF, to provide technical assistance to build its capacity to promote gender equality, make women more autonomous, protect children in the country and set up effective institutional mechanisms for birth...

92. Call upon relevant United Nations agencies and organizations, in particular UNICEF, to provide technical assistance to build its capacity to promote gender equality, make women more autonomous, protect children in the country and set up effective institutional mechanisms for birth registration. 

Recommending State: Algeria

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration