Global Issues UN refugee agency vows to end statelessness within a decade. Realistic?

From redrawn borders to state-sanctioned discrimination, statelessness exists for a variety of reasons. As many as 10 million people lack the protection and rights afforded to citizens of legal entities.

By , Staff writer

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The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday launched a campaign to end statelessness worldwide within 10 years, promising to help the estimated 10 million people with no country to call home.