Loss of nationality: injustice for Swiss women and their children

14.06.20232 min

The "marriage rule" has cost many Swiss women their lives. Despite several revisions to the law, the injustice continues for their children.

Until 1952, any Swiss woman who married a foreigner lost her nationality. This "marriage rule" had disastrous, even fatal, consequences for thousands of women, particularly during the Second World War. Despite several revisions to the law since 1953, the injustice continues, particularly for the des...

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