Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness
After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.
UNHCR's Grandi urges action to resolve plight of stateless 'living in the shadows'
How Thailand's grassroots organizations are working to end statelessness
Community volunteers are helping stateless people in ethnic minority villages navigate the complex process of applying for nationality.
For Valentin, statelessness meant 'a lifetime proving I exist'
After a 12-year legal battle, a young man from North Macedonia has finally received a nationality and can start building the life he always dreamed of.
Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar
Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.
UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law
UNHCR lauds Philippines' accession to 1961 statelessness convention
Stateless girl in Croatia dreams of having "papers"
Without documents proving her nationality, nine-year-old Medina risks being excluded from education, health care and travel.
Without documents, women at high risk of gender-based violence
UNHCR is advocating for women and girls in South Africa to acquire identity documents which can help reduce the risk of statelessness, and physical and psychological abuse.