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Belize makes a landmark decision to join the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
Maria Gandrabura, 74, was desperate. Suddenly she could not withdraw her meager pension of 1000 Moldovan Lei (50 USD).
This is a story about Georgia Gage, a 36-year-old Liberian widow, and her three children who do not have a nationality.
All mothers want the best for their children, especially Amal from Lebanon. She got married to a stateless man and got two children, both stateless. Her daughter, Rama, thinks this is not fair. Watch this video and find out why.
Belize helps everyone have the right to say #IBelong
“I do not know my nationality. I know where I was born. But am I from Burkina Daso? Am I from Côte d’Ivoire?”
At least 10 million people in the world today are stateless. They are told that they don’t belong anywhere. They are denied a nationality. And without one, they are denied their basic rights.
#IBELONG to a world where everyone has the right to a nationality. We need ten million signatures to change ten million lives. Please sign & share our open letter to end statelessness in ten years.
Leal was born in Lebanon but is stateless. Her grandfather was Lebanese but did not register the birth of Leal’s father.
Nusret Hodžić was rendered stateless due to an administrative error. He explains how being stateless feels like living as a shadow.
KIDAPAWAN, Philippines. The question is simple: “Where are you from?” But in this rice-milling community in southern Mindanao, the answers are never straightforward.
United Colors of Benetton’s Fabrica develops #IBelong Campaign in support of UNHCR’s aim to end statelessness by 2024
The United Colors of Benetton’s #IBelong creative campaign gives a face and voice to the world’s invisible stateless people.