derived rights



Rights, notably social security benefits or residence, are the rights that accrue to an individual but which originate from and depend on her or his relationship with another person, usually a relationship of parenthood, marriage or cohabitation.


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(1) European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men;

(2) European Commission (2010). Direct and Indirect Gender Discrimination in Old-Age Pensions in 33 European Countries. European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Gender Equality.