Written statement from Equality Now and the Equal Rights Trust to the United Nations Human Rights Council concerning the need to reform gender discriminatory nationality laws. The statement highlighted the devastating impact of discriminatory nationality laws on the lives of many women and their families around the world and which called for immediate actions to end such laws.
The Nepal Constitution which includes a section on new citizenship provisions which has implications on the ability of women to confer nationality on their children. Although the constitution now states either mothers or fathers can confer citizenship on their children, there are still a number of discriminatory provisions against women to pass on nationality on an equal basis with men.
A report from the Equal Rights Trust which assesses the negative impact of gender discriminatory laws in Madagascar and Nepal which affect families lives as they are unable to access housing, jobs, education and healthcare alongside other basic human rights. The report also looks at countries which have reformed their laws - sharing their experiences and lessons. It serves to raise awareness on the issue and to encourage the remaining 27 countries around the world who implement such laws to enact reform and improve the lives of families affected.
НА МЕЖІ: Вирішення проблем дискримінації та нерівності в Україні (In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine) is the fifth report in the Equal Rights Trust's country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Ukraine.
In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine is the fifth report in the Equal Rights Trust's country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Ukraine. It is based on extensive field research including testimony and case studies from victims of discrimination across Ukraine. After its thorough analysis, the report makes a set of detailed recommendations for reforms to law, policy and practice to ensure equality for all.
This report is the first to document the situation of stateless Rohingya in Thailand. Based on original testimony from Rohingya individuals in Thailand and those who have travelled on to Malaysia, the report sheds new light on the human rights situation of this uniquely vulnerable community. ERT?s research found that the Rohingya experience constant threats to their liberty and security when entering, living, working and travelling in the country. ERT found evidence of arrests and deportations of the settled Rohingya population and deportation and ?push-backs?
This is ERT's letter to Australian Prime Minister Hon Kevin Rudd MP, with regard to the announcement of the ?Regional Settlement Arrangement? under which Australia signed agreements with Papua New Guinea (PNG) on 19 July and Nauru on 3 August. In the letter, ERT condemns the retrogressive and inhumane policy of forcibly removing asylum seekers to third countries without determining their status and in breach of the principle of non-refoulement and other obligations under international law.
This is The Equal Rights Trust's stakeholder submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Bangladesh, submitted in October 2012, on the human rights of stateless Rohingya who have sought refuge in Bangladesh.
This is a case summary of the England and Wales Court of Appeal (Civil Division) decision in the case of B2 v The Secretary of State for the Home Department.
This is the statement put our by the European Network on Statelessness on Human Rights Day 2012, calling on European and other states to end statelessness and ensure that those without a nationality are not deprived of a voice.