that can fly everywhere I want in the sky.”"My life has changed. Now I’ve become a bird
When UNHCR met her in 2015, Artee Ma-Yer was a stateless student in northern Thailand. She shared her dreams and challenges in a workshop with stateless youth in Chiang Rai province and was featured in a UNHCR report titled, “I Am Here: I Belong: The Urgent Need to End Childhood Statelessness.”
Two years later, Artee has acquired Thai nationality with the help of UNHCR’s partner, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA).
Artee’s case is one of thousands that the Royal Thai Government is solving. These efforts are critical to achieving the goal of the #IBelong Campaign to end statelessness by 2024.
Please sign our Open Letter to end statelessness so that everyone can say IBelong.