Musawah & Uthema Joint Thematic Report on Maldives (2020)

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In June 2020, Musawah and Maldivian women’s rights organisation Uthema submitted a Joint Thematic Report on Maldives to the CEDAW Committee for review. This report examines Maldives’s legal frameworks and practices that enforce de jure and de facto discrimination against women in the following areas: polygamy, matrimonial assets and unequal provisions for divorce under the Muslim family laws. The report incorporates substantive inputs by women’s rights activists and lawyers in Maldives.

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Region
South Asia
Country
Maldives
Source
Musawah
Thematic Areas

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