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ENS Blog: The Transformative Power of Advocacy

by Ekaterina E, United Stateless Founding Member

The full impact of statelessness on my life didn't hit me until 2014, when I was trying to travel back to my country to be with my family after my dad was diagnosed with terminal cancer. My embassy informed me in no uncertain terms that I had no rights to consular assistance and that the return home was impossible. “We can not help you”, they said. “There is nothing we can do. You are not a citizen.”


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