The Soviet Constitution of declared men and women to be equal and also introduced paid maternity leave and free child care in the workplace. A citizen of the Russian Federation may have the citizenship of a foreign State dual citizenship according to the federal law or an international agreement of the Russian Federation. Three Human Rights Houses have undertaken a Mission aimed at breaking the wall of silence and documenting first-hand the human rights situation in Crimea. As a result, the party failed to reach the 5 percent threshold of votes required for proportional representation in the new State Duma, gaining only three seats in the single-seat portion of the elections. Until recently, the average Russian woman — even those who believed in gender equality — treated the word itself with scorn. The status of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation may be changed by mutual agreement between the Russian Federation and the constituent entity of the Russian Federation in accordance with federal constitutional law. In the Russian Federation human and civil rights and freedoms shall be recognized and guaranteed according to the universally recognized principles and norms of international law and this Constitution.
If after violating law the responsibility for that is eliminated or mitigated, a new law shall be applied.
Any person accused of committing a crime shall have the right to have his her case examined by a court with the participation of a jury in the cases envisaged by federal law. Struggling companies often fire women to avoid paying child care benefits or granting maternity leave, as the law still requires. Concluding and interim provisions. To achieve this increase of women in the work force, the new communist government issued the First Family Code. A deputy of the State Duma may not be a deputy of other representative State government bodies and local self-government bodies. The rapidly expanding private sector has offered women new employment opportunities, but many of the Soviet stereotypes remain.