West Africa and the fight against stateless people

Published: 2/Dec/2015
Source: Ghana News Agency

While human rights are in principle universal and inherent, in practice a large range of fundamental human rights are denied to stateless people as they are often unable to obtain identity documents.

They also lack access to education and health services and blocked from obtaining employment.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: West Africa, Ghana
Year: 2015