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Title: Convention on the Nationality of Married Women
Available From: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/asp/user/list.asp?ParentID=11047
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/w1cnmw.html
Conclusion Date: 1957-01-29
Entry Into Force Date: 1958-08-11
Description: This convention affirms that "neither the celebration nor the dissolution of a marriage between one of its nationals and an alien, nor the change of nationality by the husband during marriage, shall automatically affect the nationality of the wife" (article 1 of the convention). Futhermore, the convention states that "neither the voluntary acquisition of the nationality of another State nor the renunciation of its nationality by one of its nationals shall prevent the retention of its nationality by the wife of such national" (article 2 of the convention).
Ratification information is also available.
Legal Citation: 309 UNTS 65
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Refugees, Asylum, Nationality, Displaced, & Freedom of Movement
Home > Individuals & Groups > Nationality, Statelessness, Refugees & Asylum
Home > International Human Rights > Women's Human Rights
Keywords: nationality
rights of women
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: UN General Assembly
Site Administrator: WomenWatch
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/asp/forms/xcomments.asp?RecName=WomenWatch&RecAddr=womenwatch


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