Morocco’s stateless children

Published: 7/Nov/2017
Source: Euronews

There are many people around the world who are born and die without leaving any official trace of their existence. They are ghosts in their own country; unaccounted for, unidentifiable and hidden. The lack of functional civil registration systems in many places ensures that a lot of births and deaths are never recorded, effectively rendering huge parts of the world’s population invisible. This phenomenon is often more prevalent in low and middle income countries whose systems aren’t fully developed and key statistics not recorded.

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Themes: Statelessness
Year: 2017