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Region and country Archives: Estonia

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, A/HRC/7/19/Add.2, 17 March 2008: Estonia

III. POLITICAL AND LEGAL STRATEGY OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES A. Legal and institutional framework to combat racism and racial discrimination 1. Constitutional and legislative provisions 20. The Constitution of Estonia establishes the general right to non-discrimination under its Article 12, which provides that “No one shall be discriminated against on the basis of nationality, race, […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/EST/CO/4, 24 July 2007: Estonia

30. The Committee is concerned that a minor between 15 and 18 years of age may legally marry. The Committee is concerned about the lack of information on the impact on women of the proposed new Family Law Act, which changes the marital property regime. The Committee is further concerned about the lack of legal […]