From one generation to the next, statelessness haunts Côte d’Ivoire pastoralists

Published: 8/May/2019
Source: UNHCR

Aminata Sidibé was born in Côte d’Ivoire in 1960, the same year the country became independent. Three other generations of her family have followed, but all have the same problem as Aminata: they are still not recognized as Ivorian. Like thousands of others, they are penned in by legal barriers that put them at risk of statelessness.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Statelessness
Regions: Côte d'Ivoire
Year: 2019