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Join the feminist revolution in work to address statelessness

When black feminist theory was referenced on the podium at the closing plenary of the World Conference on Statelessness in the Hague last month, a…
/ Nina Murray, ENS Head of Policy and Research
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Getting to 100%: New video on the importance of ending gender discrimination in nationality laws

On International Women’s Day earlier this month the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights launched a short video that explains the harm…
/ Catherine Harrington, Campaign Manager, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights
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Groundbreaking Arab League declaration heightens global momentum to end gender discrimination in nationality laws

Amid the tragedy and uncertainty of today’s global challenges, there have been several important developments in the fight for gender equality in the…
/ Catherine Harrington, Campaign Manager, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights
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Ensuring gender equal nationality laws is key to ending statelessness

If statelessness is to be eradicated, it is vital that all States ensure that women and men have equal nationality rights – rights that govern one’s…
/ Catherine Harrington, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights
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A look back at seven years at the helm of UNHCR’s Statelessness Section

When it comes to issues of forced displacement, there is a massive amount of doctrine, operational guidance and academic writing. There are a range…
/ Mark Manly, UNHCR
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A Global Campaign to End Statelessness - The Time Has Come

For too long statelessness has remained a sleeper issue. This is surprising considering that UNHCR's latest statistics confirm 3.5 million stateless…
/ Mark Manly (Head UNHCR Statelessness Unit) and Radha Govil (UNHCR)
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Gender discrimination and statelessness in Europe

Discrimination is one of the major underlying causes of statelessness around the world. An unequal right for men and women to acquire, retain or…
/ Laura van Waas, Statelessness Programme