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    • DJI105789.E - Requirements and procedures to obtain a passport, including circumstances under which consent is required by another adult; information indicated by the field marked "domicile"; appearance of regular passports (2015-April 2017)  - April 2017 
    • DJI105790.E - Requirements and procedures for an adult woman to travel inside and outside the country, including whether the female's marital status influences the process; whether women require the authorization or support from a male member of their family to travel (2015-April 2017) - April 2017
    • DJI105551.FE - Driver’s licenses, including the authorities that issue them, their validity period, and the requirements and procedure for obtaining one (2014-July 2016) - Sept. 2016 
    • DJI105552.FE - Requirements and procedure to follow to obtain a national identity card, including identity documents required, the authorities who issue them, the validity period and the circumstances in which they are used in Djibouti (2014-June 2016) - Aug. 2016 
    • DJI106077.E - Djibouti: Airport security screening procedures for passengers departing on international flights, including whether a person wanted by the authorities can leave the country (2016-March 2018) - March 2018

 

    • DJI106089.E - Appearance and information found on a sharia marriage certificate (acte charien de mariage), including language used; whether a signature of the spouses and witnesses is required for the document to be valid - April 2018 
    • DJI105803.FE - Treatment of women who are single, divorced or who live alone, including access to housing, employment and social services; support services provided by the government, including the possibility of financial assistance from the state - June 2017 
    • DJI105797.FE - Forced marriage, including the frequency; the consequences of refusing such a marriage, including for the parents of minors whom their grandparents want to marry by force; recourse available to parents; state protection available (2015-April 2017) - May 2017 
    • DJI105268.FE - How a woman may obtain a divorce without the consent of her husband; whether a divorced woman may remarry under Sharia law, including whether the Sharia marriage certificate must mention the divorce (2010-August 2015) - August 2015
    • DJI104308.FE - Treatment of women who are single, divorced or living alone, including access to housing, employment and social services; government support services, including the possibility of obtaining financial assistance from the government in order to return to school - March 2013 
    • DJI104309.FE - Forced marriage, including the frequency and the consequences of refusing such a marriage; state protection and government services available - March 2013 

 

    • DJI105776.FE - Treatment of the Afar by society and the authorities, including treatment of Afar army members (2010-March 2017) - April 2017 

 

    • DJI106307.FE - The Union for National Salvation (Union pour le salut national, USN) coalition, including the political parties in the union, its objectives and activities; treatment of USN members and supporters by the authorities - June 2019 
    • ZZZ106045.FE - Representation of the Movement for Democratic Renewal and Development (Mouvement pour le renouveau démocratique et le développement - MRD) in North America, including its presidents since 2005; whether MRD representation in North America provides membership documents, including membership cards and letters, and the requirements and procedures to obtain such documents; apperance of such documents (2005-January 2018) – Jan. 2018
    • DJI105810.FE - Treatment of political dissidents, journalists and defenders of freedom of the press by the authorities - June 2017
    • DJI105243.FE - Treatment of members of the Movement for Democratic Renewal and Development (Mouvement pour le renouveau démocratique et le développement, MRD) by authorities, particularly since the position taken by the party against the framework agreement of December 2014 between the Union for National Salvation (Union pour le salut national, USN) and the government (2014-July 2015) - July 2015
    • DJI105209.FE - Treatment of members of the Union for National Salvation (Union pour le salut national, USN) coalition; framework agreement signed in December 2014 between the government and the USN (March 2014-May 2015) - June 2015
    • DJI105048.FE - The situation of the Al-Akhdam [Akhdam, Achdam, Muhamasheen, Al-Muhamasheen] minority, including the treatment of its members by society and the authorities (2013-December 2014) - December 2014 

 

    • DJI106020.FE Correction to DJI105514.FE of 10 June 2016 on the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), including the legislation prohibiting the practice, state intervention and the prevalence among the general population, the Midgan [Gaboye] and other ethnic groups or clans - Nov. 2017
    • DJI105514.FE - The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), including the legislation prohibiting the practice, state intervention and the prevalence among the general population, the Midgan [Gaboye] and other ethnic groups or clans (2013-May 2016) - June 2016
    • DJI104130.E - The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), including legislation prohibiting the practice, state action, and prevalence among the general population, the Midgan, and other ethnic groups or clans - June 2012 

 

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Updated October 4, 2023