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Eighteen national and international non-governmental organizations, including ESCR- Net Members, Amnesty International, ...

This report presents important new findings on the right to education from citizen-led...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

Following extensive legal proceedings in Tanzania, this communication was submitted before the Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (Committee) in 2012. The case concerns the plight of two widows in Tanzania (E.S. and S.C.) who, under Tanzania’s customary inheritance law, were denied the right of inheriting or administering the estates of their late husbands. Thereafter they were, along with their minor children, evicted from their homes by their in-laws.

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